Publisher & National Advertising / Marketing Manager
Hort Journal Australia is published by Greener Publishing & Media Pty Ltd. Headed by Director Gabe Mostafa who brings more than 30 years media sales and marketing experience, and more than 17 years dedicated specialist horticulture industry media and marketing experience to the publication. He has managed and worked on industry based publications, and demonstrated responsibility for annual revenues of around one million dollars.
Karen is an experienced horticulturist who has worked in the industry for over two decades. She is very well respected in horticultural circles, and has worked in many areas of the industry. Her career started in retail nursery before becoming a technical adviser for Yates Australia and technical support and trainer for Yates Garden Care Franchise. She has worked as a horticultural teacher, runs her own consulting business and business network group. Karen is currently a selector for Australian Open Gardens, is an author and columnist for community newspapers and has been a guest on Sydney talkback radio.
Editor, Production Editor & Senior Writer
John is currently Production Editor - Hort Journal Australia, Editor - Australian Fruitgrower published by industry body Apple & Pear Australia Ltd (APAL), and Editor - Eggstra! Eggstra! for the Australian Egg Corporation Ltd (AECL). He has a long and respected media CV which includes the roles of Editor - Australian Horticulture, Editor - Good Fruit & Vegetables, and Editor - Irrigation & Water Resources. He has also been a specialist Contributor to local and international publications including Practical Hydroponics & Greenhouses, Town & Country Farmer, (and, earlier, Agricultural Machinery Journal, Mondo Macchina, National Marketplace News). As a specialist, in Technical Communication and Marketing, John has facilitated numerous corporate and product newsletters and brochures, advertising and diverse communication projects.
Hort Journal Australia has engaged a highly competent graphic design and print production team complemented by professional distribution and mailing services.