This is Not Art

October 2, 2014

Creating the Story

Journalism is an exacting, often challenging, high-pressured form of career writing. These young writing professionals chat about the practicalities, tensions and moralities of being a young journalist in the modern day environment: where journalists get stories from, marketing vs journalism and the pressures of working for large organisation with structural agendas.


Katie Mayors

Katie Mayors is a writer, ex-book publicist and radio host on Bondi Beach Radio's 'Wanderlust' travel and indie music show. She writes about music for award-winning blog Repeat Button and has been published in Cuttings journal.

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Claire Campbell

Claire Campbell is a South Australian regional journalist with Fairfax Media telling news in engaging, creative ways through printed word, video and social media. Meeting interesting folk and retelling their stories is my favourite part of her job.

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Amy Dale

Amy Dale is the Chief Court Reporter for Sydney’s highest selling daily paper, The Daily Telegraph and covers the state’s most high profile trials and anti-corruption inquires. She is currently writing a book about the Simon Gittany case for Random ...

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Jane Howard

Jane Howard is an arts journalist, critic and researcher. Her work has appeared in Guardian Australia, ABC Arts Online, The Lifted Brow, the Adelaide Review and un Magazine. She has worked with the AusStage project, the Australia Council's Women In Theatre ...

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