Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
3:30 pm (Melbourne time / AEDT - convert to your timezone?)

NEWS x DWF Student Editor Conference: National Student media roundtable

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Student publications are an unusual part of the media landscape. Often produced entirely by students, they offer a fantastic gateway to the industry. Join us for an open discussion with the editors of some of Australia’s leading student publications.


The NEWS x DWF Student Editor Conference brings together new student newspaper editors from all over the world to participate in discussions about everything it takes to put a newspaper together.

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Artists in this event:

Bren Carruthers
Bren Carruthers is a Melbourne-based writer, broadcaster and media postgraduate. He has a strong personal interest in the democratising force of the media and press freedom, borne out of passion and lengthy experience in student media. Aside from writing, Bren is also the founding Station Manager of the University of Melbourne’s soon to be launched online student radio station, The Fodder.
Twitter: @brencarruthers

Lynley Eavis

Lynley Eavis is a freelance illustrator and an editor of Farrago at the University of Melbourne. When she’s not cat spotting, she can be found working as a part of the Maggie Journal editorial team or wishing fineliners were less expensive. It’s rumoured she’s better at analogies than Andrew Bolt is at being an ass. Twitter: @lynleyclare.

James Wilson

James Wilson is one of a dozen editors of this year’s UTS publication Vertigo. He is currently in his last year of a B Journalism and while unsure future career plans, he firmly believes that writing will make him very rich and popular. When not living in fantasy, he plays it, through performance and direction of theatre. He is for the moment sans internship, but happy to take offers.

Tom Davies
Tom Davies is a 25-year-old graduate-entry Law student a B.A. in Philosophy from UQ. He is currently Editor-in-Chief of Semper Floreat, the University of Queensland Union’s student publication.

Tabitha Fletcher