Redcliffe Herald’s Rookie

Redcliffe Herald’s Rookie

Day 1. 9am: I veered into the Redcliffe & Bayside  Herald Office, greeted by the receptionist and ushered into what I thought was going to be like a scene out of  the film “Shattered Glass.” My imagingation: “A dimly lit room, of predominantly old-aged male editors, subs, journos and photographers…” Reality: Cutesy. Cosy. Comfy. Casual. Clean.(…)

Internship Day 1: Welcome to the ‘Swich

Armed with my Google map print-out, I made my way to Ipswich…or ‘the swich’ as I learnt many of locals call it. Traffic was good and the brilliant Brisbane blue sky went completely foggy on the way. Thankfully the brilliance returned. So, I waited patiently outside the door for 8.30am and another staff member buzzed me(…)

Day One – and I only had TWO coffees!

  It was a beautiful morning in Melbourne and the sun was barely out. My hotel, which is only a short 5 minute walk to the Herald Sun offices was a lovely stroll and I spent it observing and taking it all in. However, my hyped breakfast at the Pancake Parlour didn’t turn out to(…)

and everything went to plan…

Day One at Qweekend ran like a well-oiled machine. I arrived on time at exactly 9am along with three other interns (and yes I was worried that they would be in the same department and it would be like scene out of Gossip Girl, complete with perfume in the coffee style sabotage) but as we(…)