Richard began his career with the Bits back in the early part of the 21st century. Having scared everybody else off, Richard served as Editor-in-Chief of DVD Bits machine until its active closure in 2012. In 2010, Richard launched The Reel Bits. It is now the beast that you see before you.
Richard is also a regular columnist at Newsarama, and appears regularly on the ABC Radio Overnights program as a “film guru”.
Richard’s first book, Moving Target: The History and Evolution of Green Arrow, was published by Sequart in 2017.
Richard’s writing has also been published in places as diverse as Filmink, AUSTAR Magazine, Blockbuster Interaction, SBS Film’s Social Review, ArtsHub, Trespass Magazine, METRO Magazine, the official Japanese Film Festival Blog, Ultimate Disney and the KOFFIA program. Richard has also written and taken photos for FasterLouder, and was a regular contributor to AtTheCinema. In 2011, Richard was a Publicity Assistant on KOFFIA, helping to launch their first official blog as the KOFFIA Blog Editor. In 2012, Richard was a member of the jury for the KOFFIA Short Film Competition.
Richard is available for opinion pieces on radio and other media, having also appeared on ABC Local and Eagle FM. He has previously been on the Geek Actually podcast network as the co-host of three shows: Film Actually, Behind the Panels and Podcast Pillowfort.