About Us – who we are & what we do
blueline media pty ltd
+ 61 (0) 2 9356 3976
+ 61 (0) 2 9356 4982
PO Box 1636
Promoting the better business of printing
Print21 is the premier business magazine and online news service for the printing and graphic arts industries in Australia and New Zealand.
As the official publication of Printing Industries, the premier Australian industry representative association, as well as being subscribed to all members of PrintNZ, the main industry body in New Zealand, Print21 magazine is a graphic arts business publication with a difference. Directed towards the influential leaders of the industry, it contains exclusive region-specific economic analysis and authoritative reports on business, design and technology from the most respected industry commentators in Australia and New Zealand.
Who reads us?
The readership of the bi-monthly Print21 magazine comprises the A-list of printing industry company owners and managers in Australia and New Zealand. In addition, it is widely circulated and highly regarded for its production values among the graphic design community. By addressing print originators as well as print providers on both sides of the Tasman Sea, Print21 provides advertisers with an unbeatable and cost effective showcase for their products and services. In addition, there are over 500 paid subscribers. Print21 is also widely circulated and is highly regarded for its production values among the graphic design community.
Print21.com.au is the weekly online news service for the Australasian region. The most widely read and authoritative online weekly news bulletin with subscribers in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific, Print21.com.au is required reading for industry professionals and delivers the complete media channel to deliver marketing messages to the decision makers of the region.
Print21.com.au is subscribed to by almost 7,000 industry professionals on both sides of the Tasman. Due to the dynamics of internet subscriptions the figure varies on a weekly basis. It has enjoyed a one-off peak of 10,700 readers.
Meet the team
Patrick Howard, Publisher and industry analyst
Patrick Howard is the most senior graphic arts journalist in Australia and New Zealand. He is the founding publisher and executive editor of the leading trade magazine, Print21.
A dedicated observer and analyst of the printing and the graphic arts industries he has been engaged in the sector for more than 20 years. A professional journalist and editor of long-standing, he has reported on and witnessed most of the important developments, technology launches and trade shows in recent times.
Graham Osborne, Online editor and journalist
Bringing you the stories that matter in the printing & graphic arts industries throughout Australia and New Zealand – online and in print, Graham is an experienced journalist and news hound. Patrolling the Australian and New Zealand beat he is forever alert to the changes in the industry and its shaping trends.
He encourages everyone with a story to tell to get in touch.
Andy McCourt, Editor Print21 magazine
With more than 30 years experience in the Australian graphic communications industry, Andy is renowned as a leading authority and presenter to the printing industry. A printing industry strategist and visionary he also operates a respected public relations company specialising in the printing industry.
Authoritative and provocative, thousands of industry professionals regard Andy’s articles as ‘must read.’
Jake Nelson, Journalist
The latest addition to the Print21 team, Jake is an enthusiastic reporter, following industry events and people.
He’s looking forward to your news tips!
Emmeline Cannan, Assistant publisher
Emmeline is your go-to person for advertising, promotion and advice on how to make the most of your magazine and online engagement.
What’s going on in the industry
In every issue Print21 covers the industry landscape with regular features highlighting developments in:
- Business Focus …
What printers are doing to be leaders in their markets.
- Market Trends …
Who is buying and what type of equipment is being demanded by the different industry sectors
- New Technology …
Cost and benefit analysis of making new technology investments.
Print21 is a production of blueline media Pty Ltd.
Print21 is a member of the Independent Media Alliance.
The Independence Media Alliance includes Print & Publishing International, Indian Printer & Publisher and Korean Printer.