The ABC internship

I was on television the last day of my ABC internship. You might not have recognised me because it was just my hand and notebook, but that still counts, right? The police media room was exactly like I was expecting, right down to the high school style chairs with the note taking desk attached. Police(…)

Week at the Courier Mail

Mon 9 Dec Having already had a week at the Gold Coast Bulletin, I felt like an ‘old hand’ at being the new girl, but there was definitely that little bit of fear of the unknown when arriving at The Courier Mail.   I was given the grand tour and then seated near one of(…)

Day one at The Tweed Daily

Day one at the Tweed Daily I phoned the day before starting and was told to come in with a few story ideas. I checked out the local council website, read some news from the area, came to grips with what was happening and then scribbled down all my ideas. First up, gave my story(…)

Interning at the ABC

About an hour ago I made my first phone call identifying myself as Bec from the ABC in Brisbane. I was calling the Office of Fair Trading after being handed a media release about the safety of portable pools. Unfortunately the story came to nothing, the new mandatory safety standards were not as a result(…)