A CAREER DEFINING EXPERIENCE

This page showcases some of the work done by MECO students as part of their course work in 2015.


Australia Malaysia Institute (AMI) Fellows 2015

Shaza Barbar: The Star

Shaza Barbar: The Star

Shaza was one of two students selected as Australia Malaysian Institute Fellows for 2015.Her AMI fellowship greatly improved her knowledge and skills in media and communications.

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Amanda Choularton: The Star

Amanda Choularton: The Star

Thanks to the Australia Malaysia Foundation, Amanda spent 4 weeks working as a media intern with the Star Metro media organization in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Australia-Thailand Institute (ATI) Fellows 2015

Ada Lee: Bangkok Post

Ada Lee: Bangkok Post

Ada spent five weeks Interning at the Bangkok Post and Australian Embassy. This was an eye opening experience for her and solidified her passion for pursuing journalism in Asia.

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Michael Dwyer: Bangkok Post

Michael Dwyer: Bangkok Post

Michael was selected as one of two Australia Thailand Institute Fellows for 2015. His ATI fellowship and time at the Bangkok Post allowed him to gain empowering experience as a journalist.

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Australia-Japan Foundation (AJF) Fellows 2015

Jessica Glanz: Agence France-Presse/Japan News

Jessica Glanz: Agence France-Presse/Japan News

Jessica spent 6 weeks in Tokyo undertaking internships at Agence France-Presse (AFP) and the Japan News which were unforgettable experiences that enhanced her understanding of global audiences.

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Australia China Council (ACC) Fellows 2015

Ellen Laughton: Beijing Review

Ellen Laughton: Beijing Review

Ellen spent January 2015 in China working at the Beijing Review thanks to the Australia China Council. The internship allowed her to enhance her journalistic skills, experience and confidence.

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Christina Guo: Caixin

Christina Guo: Caixin

Christina spent four weeks at the Caixin Media as a journalism Intern. Her experience in China and her Chinese internship taught her the importance of pushing herself which allowed her to improve her journalistic abilities.

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Australia Korea Foundation (AKF) Fellows 2015

Elliot Brennan: Korea Herald

Elliot Brennan: Korea Herald

For 5 weeks in early 2015 Elliot spent a month interning at The Korea Herald in Seoul which has ignited in him a a desire to work internationally.

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Louisa Studman: Korea Herald

Louisa Studman: Korea Herald

In July 2015 Louise spent 5 weeks at the Korean Herald an experience that allowed her to unite the theory and practice of journalism that she has been studying for the past 4 years.

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Joanna Chen: TBS

Joanna Chen: TBS

Thanks to the generosity of the Australia Korea Foundation and Department of Media and Communications, Joanna interned at TBS eFM in Seoul for four weeks

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