Moya Sayer-Jones Biography

4 Dec 2013 | People

Moya Sayer-Jones Biography

Moya Sayer-Jones is the founding human of Only Human, Sydney, and is hooked on story. The first seeds to Only Human were planted in 1998 when she was approached by Uniting Care Burnside to develop a book of stories about families experiencing great disadvantage.

Her background is in writing and broadcasting and at the time she was a novelist and a comedy writer.

More books followed, including:

  • In My Life - commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, about families and carers of people with illicit drug and mental health problems.</li>
  • Inspiring Not Retiring - commissioned by the Office of Ageing.</li>
  • Another day – stories of people living with schizophrenia produced for the Janssen-Cilag pharmaceutical company as part of their mental health program.</li>
  • Big Story Country - great arts stories from regional Australia for Regional Arts Australia.</li>
  • Beyond the Call - a book of stories from veterans and their families for the Department of Veterans’ Affairs and the Australian General Practice Network.</li>

Moya is a graduate of Sydney University and the Australian Film and Television School, a novelist with Penguin Books, a broadcaster (ABC radio), columnist (SMH/Good Weekend) and corporate speaker. Only Human works with organisations throughout Australasia on a range of communication projects helping them gather and use stories for brand management, engagement, change management, leadership and culture change.


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