“Being sensitive as a journalist can be a really positive trait. The job does toughen you up though.” Channel Ten journalist, Yasmin Paton, speaks to Brittany Lanyon.
“Court has been a really steep learning curve. I accidentally had a Supreme Court jury discharged when I reported on things the jury hadn’t heard. As soon as I found out I wrote a letter of apology to the court. Luckily it was the first or second day of the trial, but that was very frightening.” Channel 7’s Emily Angwin talks candidly to Georgia Smith.
“Most positions these days require multiple skill sets. So the more experience you can get the better, and a good place to start can be at somewhere smaller where you’re forced learn a lot in a short time.” Kris McKenzie, acting news director at Southern Cross Austereo in Melbourne, also works as ‘The Rush Hour’ drive news presenter on 105.1 Triple-M. He talks to Sam Fantasia.