The Edit: How to land a job in journalism

Breaking into journalism can be an uphill battle, with news organisations in flux and a steady stream of enthusiastic would-be recruits vying for cadetships.

In this Edit Q&A webinar, moderator and ABC producer Matilda Marozzi talks with three editors from metro and regional Victorian newsrooms about breaking into the industry: how to get your foot in the door, what keeps editors and executive producers happy, and how to leverage your existing skills to work towards your dream job.


  • Matthew Brown, Senior Producer for Victoria and Tasmania, ABC
  • Tyla Harrington, McPherson Media Group news editor
  • Kate McGrath, award winning journalist and chief of staff at two Melbourne newsrooms

Watch in the player above, or on YouTube.

The Edit is a special program of events hosted by the Melbourne Press Club to help the next generation of Melbourne reporters, producers and editors hone their skills and develop their careers.

We are grateful for the support of the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund.

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