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David-Anthony reinvents his career in Switzerland

David-Anthony Gordon says his one-month exchange at Monash was “the most transformative experience of [his] life”. After realising he didn’t want to be a journalist upon graduating, David-Anthony recognised the versatility of his journalism skill set and changed career direction. He now works in scientific publishing in Switzerland. Here is his profile… Name: David-Anthony Gordon … Continue reading David-Anthony reinvents his career in Switzerland

Alexandra’s NZ journalism career a successful project

For many journalism graduates, the most daunting part of starting their careers is moving for their new job. For Alexandra Nelson, this meant moving countries. After a start at Fairfax Media in Auckland, Alexandra is helping launch a New Zealand iteration of Australia’s successful TV program The Project. Here is her profile… Name: Alexandra Nelson … Continue reading Alexandra’s NZ journalism career a successful project

Hats off to Ashlea’s journalism advice

In Ashlea Masters’ daily role for Buchanan Group, a leading global marketing agency, she has to wear a lot of ‘hats’. The versatility she learnt in her journalism studies has held her in good stead, whether she’s scriptwriting, producing, or directing TV commercials. Here is her profile… Name: Ashlea Masters Course: Master of Journalism Faculty/Division: … Continue reading Hats off to Ashlea’s journalism advice

John settles into a career behind the camera

For John Holdsworth, a clear vision of what he wants to achieve has led to a satisfied start to his journalism career. John, a Digital Producer for the AFL Players’ Association, is forging a career as a successful videographer. Here is his profile… Name:  John Holdsworth Course: Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) Faculty/Division: Arts Dept: School of Media, … Continue reading John settles into a career behind the camera

Kiandra flying in her dream job

Kiandra Trickett has landed her dream job directly out of uni – working as a Digital Media Developer for the Hawthorn Football Club. After receiving multiple rejections in her job hunt, persistence paid off in a big way for Kiandra. Here is her profile… Name: Kiandra Trickett Course: Bachelor of Journalism Faculty/Division: Arts Dept: Journalism … Continue reading Kiandra flying in her dream job

Monash gives Alasdair access to industry

For Alasdair Mulligan having access to Monash tutors and lecturers active within the journalism industry during his study was a big advantage. Alasdair, now a producer and panel operator for 3AW radio station, still remains in touch with some of them years after graduation. Here is his profile… Name: Alasdair Mulligan Course: Bachelor of Arts … Continue reading Monash gives Alasdair access to industry

Annika Smethurst wins 2017 Press Gallery Journalist of the Year

News Corp national political editor (Sunday editions) and Monash University alumna Annika Smethurst has won the 2017 Press Gallery Journalist of the Year. Annika was presented with her award at the Mid-Winter Ball at Parliament House in Canberra on June 14 before the Press Gallery and many leading politicians, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and … Continue reading Annika Smethurst wins 2017 Press Gallery Journalist of the Year

Journalism Futures: New York Field School

Following a dramatic year in American politics, and the claims and counter-claims of ‘fake news’, the media is under scrutiny in the USA like never before. In this unit, students will travel to the heart of the world’s media industry to observe how news organisations are managing to deal with the spate of challenges they … Continue reading Journalism Futures: New York Field School

Matt pushes himself into unfamiliar territory

For Matt Johnson, keeping an open mind in his journalism studies and internships helped him learn more about himself as he entered his career. Now a social media producer at 7 News Melbourne, Matt is working towards a career combining his loves of long-form journalism, photography, digital and sport. Here is his profile… Name: Matt … Continue reading Matt pushes himself into unfamiliar territory

Henry tees off for journalism success

Henry Peters is a fair way along in his goal to becoming a respected voice in golf media circles. After serving as Golf Victoria Magazine‘s managing editor and now leading digital content for golf company Golf Link, it seems Henry has the drive to succeed. Here is his profile… Name: Henry Peters Course: Bachelor of Arts … Continue reading Henry tees off for journalism success