Q & A

Passion and practice: the path to music journalism

Passion and practice: the path to music journalism

“If you really want to be a music journalist, write your own reviews, write your own feature articles … write it at home for no one to see, but just write, write, write!”
Poppy Reid is the managing editor of Rolling Stone Australia and The Brag Media, Australia’s biggest independent music network. She answers Rebecca Martyn’s questions.

Living the dream: sports job worth the tough start

“There’s nowhere to hide on the football field or in any sport. So, you get to know, you get to see what people are truly made of.” Tom Morris, Fox Sports’ senior AFL and cricket reporter, talks to Tom Harris

Herald-Sun columnist Shaun Carney

“I figure everything I write now is an absolute bonus. When I left The Age, I thought that was the end of journalism for me. I thought I had danced my dance.” Shaun Carney, columnist at the Herald Sun and the former associate editor of The Age, chats to Ged Shearer.

Age court reporter Adam Cooper

“Some days you could have eight court reporters and still not be across it all. There are so many amazing stories up here.” Adam Cooper started as a cadet for the Leader newspaper, before moving on to cover sport for 10 years at Australian Associated Press and joining the The Age in 2010. He talks to Caitlyn Quinn