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Journalism Courses at Macleay College

Break Into the Dynamic and Ever-changing World of Modern Journalism

Why choose a Macleay College Journalism Course?

  • At Macleay College we believe in real world course content to ensure you're job ready.
  • Our course material and teaching method incorporates the latest industry practices and real world experience.
  • Our lecturers have industry experience and up-to-date knowledge.
  • Our small classes feature personalised teaching that nurtures your unique strengths.

Journalism at Macleay College

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 media 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 a Macleay media course. 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 media industry.

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

Start studying Journalism with a Macleay media course today. With diploma and bachelor options available and flexible study times, we have something to suit everyone.

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Where is Eleanor Pendleton now?

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
founder and editor of leading digital magazine, GRITTY PRETTY.

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Eleanor Pendleton

Meet Your Journalism 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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