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CussonsMedia is based on a simple premise
To create authentic content that engages, inspires and drives change

Why do we focus on agriculture?

Because after a lifetime of being in and around agriculture – both practical and scientific – it’s our passion. Simple.

What makes us great at what we do is a unique skill set in three key areas.

Agriculture – Media – Science

About Us

About Us

As an agribusiness, creating content to help you stand out in the field can be challenging. When you work in agriculture, you’re lucky to live, work and play in beautiful regions across the country.

However, finding a media production company who understands both the practical elements and science of agriculture, and speaks your language is difficult. Getting that right team on board can save you time and money, but most importantly, it will help you create your most engaging content yet!

CussonsMedia is a specialist rural media agency based in Toowoomba, Queensland, producing high-end video, written and audio content in paddocks across Australia and New Zealand. It is headed by Directors David and Kelly Cussons.

As agricultural scientists with farming experience who specialise in creating innovative content media, David and Kelly bring a wide range of skills and knowledge in media, agriculture and science to CussonsMedia clients.



CussonsMedia specialises in video production, agricultural writing (feature articles, testimonials, case studies, technical documents, media releases etc.), audio/podcasts, social media content, media training and more.



CussonsMedia is in the unique situation for a rural media agency of having an ‘in-house’ agronomist – Kelly is a trained professional agronomist who worked fulltime for Elders for many years, and still provides agronomic services for ‘Kunmallup Pastoral Co’, her family’s farming operation in WA. Key areas of expertise include weeds, disease and pest control, nutrition and rotation management for canola, wheat, barley, oats, lupins and sub clover. She also sits on the board for Kunmallup and manages grain marketing for the business.

With Directors Kelly and David both hailing from farming families in the Great Southern region of Western Australia, they have in-depth knowledge of practical crop and livestock production. David and Kelly managed the Cussons family farms in Western Australia for many years, developing a strong understanding of practical agriculture.



David has worked in the Australian agricultural media sector for many years, starting as a cadet with ABC Rural in 1998. He was one of the youngest ever Country Hour presenters, going straight from cadet to a senior role as WA Country Hour presenter in 2000. He has reported on the agricultural industry in Esperance, Bunbury, Toowoomba, Burnie and also Melbourne, where he presented the National Rural News bulletin. He has been a Director of CussonsMedia since the business was founded in 2010.



David has an honours degree in Agricultural Science from the University of Western Australia and is a graduate of the Texas A&M University Executive Program for Agricultural Producers. A 2009 Nuffield Scholar and past Director of Nuffield Australia, David used his scholarship to develop communication strategies to help the agricultural sector better communicate with the public.

Kelly holds an honours degree in Natural Resource Management from the University of Western Australia. She is a trained broadacre agronomist who brings significant technical knowledge to CussonsMedia clients.

Our Team

David Cussons

Chief Executive Officer

Kelly Cussons

Technical Director

Carolyn Richardson

Head of Content

agricultural content media

Laura Bath

Content Producer

agricultural content media

Marianne Adamos

Project Support Officer

Matt Davies

Head Camera Operator

agricultural content media

Angela Maroske

Graphic Designer

Visual content

We work with talented camera operators and producers across Australia, who are experienced at delivering high-end media content in regional areas.

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