Journalist profile

Journalist profile

In just three years as a journalist for the Brisbane Times, 22-  year-old Marissa Calligeros has already achieved so much  both on the job and in her personal life. Born and raised in Brisbane, Marissa has built up a big list of  achievements dating right back to her younger years in  primary school. Discovering her(…)

Interview Christina Ongley – Bundaberg News-Mail Editor

Few would argue that some in this world are destined to do a certain job, as if they were put on this earth for one specific purpose. For a select few that purpose is played out when winning a gold medal at the Olympic games in front of 80,000 cheering fans, an important moment no(…)

Interview with SA’s Sunday Mail Editor Megan Lloyd

As you walk into Megan Lloyd’s glass-walled office, you know you are in the presence of someone who has made it. A room with a view, one wall is covered with the front page of past Sunday Mails while every desk surface is hidden under three inches of paper. Megan Lloyd herself, the Sunday Mail(…)

Internship Editor Interview: The QT’s Stuart Sherwin

During my internship at Ipswich’s daily newspaper, the Queensland Times, the editor Stuart Sherwin wore his sunglasses in the office. Was this a rock star turned news hound? Or an alcoholic red-eyed hack? We entered his barely-used official office and with his glasses perched on his head, I learnt that he was just nursing a(…)

Chris Tinkler interview – Herald Sun Chief of Staff

Chris Tinkler, who is one of the Chief of Staffs at Australia’s biggest selling daily newspaper the Herald Sun made his splash into journalism back in his homeland of England while working post graduate as a researcher for a politics tutor. “We were working on a book about attitudes and activities in conservative party members(…)

Herald Sun chief of staff interview

From a young age Paul Nolan thrived in the newspaper world. Since the young age of 18, he began his journey to climb the ladder. Paul Nolan, 35, is one of three chief of staffs at the Herald Sun news department. His story is an inspiration for any journalist wanting to break in the industry.(…)