About Us

Keeping our nation connected

What started as a print newspaper in 2002 has expanded and evolved into a prestigious online news medium.

National Indigenous Times (NIT) strives to be the most comprehensive Indigenous online news site in Australia by offering rigorous reporting on the issues that affect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. We celebrate positive stories and achievements, advocate for reconciliation, and offer a balance of stories across news, politics, business, the arts, and sport.

Our team have a strong adherence to ethical practices, including staff behaviour, the acquisition of information, attributing imagery and facts, advertising, and more. We invite you to learn more about our ethics in our Editorial Policy.

Our team

Tom Zanumayr


Tom has been in the media industry for eight years, during which time he has gained experience across Western Australia from Esperance to Kununurra.

Starting in 2014, he has held various roles at Seven West Media offices in the Pilbara, Great Southern, Goldfields, Kimberley and Perth.

These include stints as the deputy editor at the Kalgoorlie Miner, WA’s only regional daily paper, and most recently as editor of SWM’s four northern papers in the Kimberley and Pilbara.

During his time, Tom has overseen substantial increases in the social media presence and online readership of the outlets he has worked for and, importantly, has gained significant experience covering Aboriginal affairs at the coalface in outback WA.

Teisha Cloos

Deputy Editor & Sports Journalist

Teisha Cloos is a proud Indigenous, South Sea Island, Croatian and Dutch woman whose heritage has made her passionate about all things environmental, particularly the ocean, and travel.

Growing up Teisha had sport in her veins and found herself representing Australia in athletics at the age of 16.

This passion for sport led to her undertaking a degree in Journalism at the University of Wollongong, which she completed in 2017.

Teisha is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws and hopes to one day work in the Sports Law or ocean law sectors.

Giovanni Torre


Giovanni was born and raised on Noongar Country after his parents immigrated from Sicily.

He has reported for The West Australian, The New York Times, The Telegraph, The National, SBS and others, and was a finalist in the 2016, 2020 and 2021 Western Australia Media Awards.

He has also worked for two Native Title organisations and as a union organiser.