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Townsville Bulletin (Part 2)

I had 9 stories published in my first week at the Bully, as it is affectionately known among locals. The Chief of Staff was relentless in issuing one “pic story” task immediately after the earlier had been filed, and I stayed late a few nights to get them written up.But I was grateful for the(…)

Townsville Bulletin (Part 1)

A climate rally was my first story, published the morning I started. I had gone to a rally about climate change on Sunday, at the esplanade known as The Strand. When I counted over 300 protesters I called the office and pitched the story. I introduced myself to the weekend staff as the new intern(…)

The Age (Part 2)

There’s too much to say about what I learned at The Age to do it justice. I rubbed shoulders with giants. 20/09/13 Grassroots Labor debates leadership (p.5 in print) 20/09/13 Street crime down after Meagher’s death 22/09/13 Not sure why but Shaw’s their man (p.5 in print) 26/09/13 It’s a long way from Glenferrie (p.6 in print) 27/09/13 Purple hordes descend upon Melbourne (p.6(…)

Exceedingly Curious – at The Age

As I walked up the stairs to The Age headquarters in Melbourne, I passed under a giant screen proclaiming to-the-second news updates on a projected version of the newspaper’s masthead. I realized the bubbles in my stomach were not just excitement, or anticipation – but curiosity filled  quite a space. Questions were lapping at the(…)