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Skeer Media is an independent and freelance news provider based in Mandurah, which covers events across the southwest of Western Australia.

The team specialises in breaking news and provides online stories of local events wich reach more than 70,000 people a month.

Skeer Media isn’t just an independent news publisher the compant also acts as a freelance news service.

The service provides vision, information, photos and exclusive stories to local, state and national news outlets.

The company freelances for some of the biggest news networks in Australia which include all platforms of media.

Tex shooting an exclusive story in the middle of the night near Dwellingup, Western Australia.
Photo: Caitlyn Rintoul

Some of Skeer Media’s biggest clients include the Ten Network, Nine Entertainment co., and Seven West Media.

Tex with his image on the front page of The West Australian.

The team’s work has featured on a numerous amount of news programs such as The Project, Seven News, Nine News, Ten News, Community News Paper Group, Coast Live Radio, Mandurah Mail, WA Today, GWN 7 Regional News and many more.

The company was founded by freelance video journalist and award-winning news photographer Texas Reeks in April 2018, at just age 18.

Tex has held great passion for news and television since before he can remember.

He came across his first live news cross when he was 10-years-old with his first video made the news when he was only 12.

While completing work experience in multiple news rooms, including Nine News Perth, Mandurah Mail and with the Sunrise team at the Seven Network in Sydney, Tex picked up numerous news writing and television production skills.

Winning image ‘Under the Spotlight’
Photo: Tex Reeks

Taking out a national photography award in Sydney, on behalf of the Mandurah Mail, while completing work experience, Tex was the youngest winner in the Community News Category for his entry ‘Under The Spotlight’ at the 2018 News Media Works Awards.

Read more: Mandurah Mail journalist takes out PANPA award for excellence in news photography

March 2017
Natalie Barr, Mark Beretta, Tex Reeks, Samantha Armytage, David Koch. 
Tex with Sunrise presenters in Sydney.

Skeer Media pledges to keep the Peel region and the southwest of WA up to date with information and news events in the area.