Born and raised in Gunnedah, NSW, Chanel grew up in the cattle yards with her Stock & Station Agent father and grandfather.
Her career started in the newsroom at channel Nine/NBN working as a journalist covering news and sport across the North West of NSW. She also worked as the lead reporter for a radio station in the Eden Monaro electorate reading live to air bulletins.
Chanel’s love of tech grew in her role as Manager of Trade Events & Digital Content with travel tech platform TravMedia, where she managed the technical delivery of 16 online platforms.
Before taking up the position as General Manager of FarmGate Auctions, Chanel lived and worked abroad in Singapore as a Senior Editor with Global Public Relation Firm Weber Shandwick leading the editorial offering across consumer and tech accounts including Facebook and Spotify.
Chanel’s love of tech, solving problems through technology and grass roots background in livestock and agency businesses provides a unique combination of skills that ensures FarmGate Auctions customers are well supported across the platform and during live auctions.
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FarmGate Auctions is an independent, reliable, Australian owned online livestock selling platform delivering the best in mobile technology. With just a few clicks, Livestock Agents can assess, market and sell their livestock without leaving the paddock, creating a better experience for the animals, and helping sellers to save money and time.
Also available on desktop, FarmGate Auctions provides a streamlined process for buyers and sellers to watch the progress of upcoming and live auctions across Australia, add and manage lots for sale as well as bid for and purchase livestock from the office or on the go.