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Journalism at Macleay

Journalism matters now more than ever

Society relies on quality journalism to inform, investigate, question, explore and debate. In the age of a fast moving digital media and fake news, the role of journalism is more critical than ever before.

The media industry demands well trained, digital savvy journalists that can adapt their skills in an ever changing landscape. Macleay College courses overlay digital reporting skills across the key disciplines of investigative journalism, international journalism, television reporting, audio journalism and photojournalism. Students become working journalists from the first day they step into Macleay. They work on real stories in a real newsroom across all media platforms. Journalism students are taught by industry experts that are up to date with the latest trends and are well connected in the industry.

Curious to know more about the Journalism programs at Macleay? Check out the student run Journalism website here.

After an internship at Cosmopolitan, Eleanor landed her first job as a Beauty Editor at FAMOUS magazine at the age of 20 – making her the youngest Beauty Editor in Australia.

Since then she has held Beauty Editor positions at InStyle and has been published in Harper’s BAZAAR Australia, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, body+soul, Men’s Health, Cosmopolitan Bride and Refinery29.

Eleanor Pendleton

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Meet the course lecturers

Leah Creighton
Jill Stark
Marc Moncrief
Fiona West
Kathy Marks
Wendy Squires
Donna Demaio
Lynelle Scott-Aitken
Peter Weaving
Terry Brown

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