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Simons, Jarvis shortlisted for Amnesty International 2017 Media Awards

Monash University journalism’s Associate Professor Margaret Simons and senior lecturer Heather Jarvis have been named finalists in the Amnesty International 2017 Media Awards. Associate Prof Simons and Ms Jarvis are shortlisted in the radio category for the Fallen Angels documentary, which was broadcast on ABC RN – Earshot. “In this fourth year of the awards, we … Continue reading Simons, Jarvis shortlisted for Amnesty International 2017 Media Awards

International storytelling course Global Correspondent launches in Europe

Take two groups of students at universities situated at the opposite side of the globe, put them at Monash Prato in northern Italy and mix in a few days at EU institutions in Brussels and you get Global Correspondent. The inaugural version of the new international storytelling course, Global Correspondent, was held at the Monash … Continue reading International storytelling course Global Correspondent launches in Europe

Good education and great results for Patrick

For Patrick Evans, a simple mantra of applying himself in his work has led to great results in his budding journalism career. Patrick is currently Content Coordinator for Good Education, and hopes to one day start his own publication. Here is his profile… Name: Patrick Evans Course: Bachelor of Journalism Campus: Caulfield Year graduated: 2016 … Continue reading Good education and great results for Patrick

Persistence is key for Steven

It hasn’t taken Steven Barnes long to gain a foothold in the media industry. After graduating last year, Steven is working in PR and loving it. Steven recommends his job as an Account Executive for those who want a fast-paced and innovative career. Here is his profile… Name: Steven Barnes Course: Bachelor of Journalism Campus: … Continue reading Persistence is key for Steven

Christiane Barro wins Walkley Award for student journalist of the year

Monash journalism student Christiane Barro won the Walkley Award for student journalist of the year in Sydney last night. Her stories – on drug addiction, unemployment and medical cannabis – were published in Mojo News, Monash Journalism’s online magazine. “I’m really grateful to have received this award, it’s such an honour,” Christiane said. “The most … Continue reading Christiane Barro wins Walkley Award for student journalist of the year

Calla unafraid of challenging storytelling

For Calla Wahlquist, after giving up on becoming a vet it was working as a journalist for The Guardian that took on the mantle of dream career. Now she’s achieved that goal Calla is striving to chase stories that challenge herself as a journalist, along with her readers. Here is her profile… Name: Calla Wahlquist Course: Bachelor of … Continue reading Calla unafraid of challenging storytelling

Matt leading Victoria’s emergency communications

After working as a television reporter for over seven years, Matt Gallant has moved into a leadership position as Manager of Media and Communications with the Victoria State Emergency Service. Matt says without Monash, he would never have gotten a start in the industry. Here is his profile… Name: Matt Gallant Course: Bachelor of Journalism … Continue reading Matt leading Victoria’s emergency communications

Journalism academics engage with the Senate Select Committee

Dr Colleen Murrell from Journalism (MFJ), gave testimony on 11 July before the ‘Senate Select Committee on the Future of Public Interest Journalism.’ Dr Murrell was one of three members of the executive of the Journalism Education and Research Association of Australia (JERAA) who were invited to speak to senators at the hearing in Sydney. … Continue reading Journalism academics engage with the Senate Select Committee

Alexis broadens her horizons with social startup

If Alexis Sherman’s career path is anything to go by, the sky’s the limit for our journalism graduates. While Alexis says cracking into the media industry isn’t easy, her hard work and initiative has taken her from Nova to co-founding a new online startup. Here is her profile… Name: Alexis Sherman Course: Master of Journalism Faculty/Division: Arts Dept: School … Continue reading Alexis broadens her horizons with social startup

James’ journalism career in the fast lane

For James Wong, his drive to succeed has led to a start in his dream profession as an automotive journalist. James is the main news journalist for CarAdvice.com, and hopes his career lands him in the driver’s seat of luxury vehicles. Here is his profile… Name:  James Wong Course: Bachelor of Journalism Faculty/Division: Arts Dept: School … Continue reading James’ journalism career in the fast lane