“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.
“Working as a freelancer is not for the faint-hearted. Like most freelance creatives that I know, I’ve had plenty of teary meltdowns and a lot of trying times because of the fairly constant uncertainty.” Restaurant critic and food writer Leanne Clancey tells Christine Byllaardt about the challenges of the job.