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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 company covers community news and events but mainly specialises in breaking news stories which are published online to keep those across the Peel region and surrounding areas updated and informed.

Skeer Media isn’t just an online news provider, the company is also a freelance news service, which supplies vision, information, photos and exclusive stories to local, state and national news outlets.

The company freelances for some of the biggest news media networks in Australia which include all platforms such as television, radio and print.

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.

Our work has featured in and on a numerous amount of news outlets 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 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 and his first video made Seven News Perth when he was just 12-years of age.

While completing work experience in multiple news rooms, including Nine News Perth, Mandurah Mail and worked 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.

Join Tex and the team as Skeer Media continues to grow and provide you with live news updates and exclusive stories from the Peel region and surrounds.