Sunday, February 22nd, 2015
2:00 pm (Melbourne time / AEDT - convert to your timezone?)

Web and Flow

NEWS x DWF Student Editor Conference: Looking back, looking forward: Former Student Editors’ Panel

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Join a panel of former student editors as they reflect on their time at the helm of their universities’ publication, discuss their current roles and career trajectories, and take your questions via the #DWF15 hashtag.


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:

Hannah Story

Hannah Story is a writer, performer and editor from Sydney. Her short fiction and commentary has been published in Seizure, Lip, Vertigo, Visible Ink and the UTS Writers’ Anthology, among others. She has appeared at the Surry Hills Festival and at Late Night Library. She is Arts Editor at The Music and Online Deputy Editor at The Lifted Brow.

Hattie O’Donnell

Hattie is in her last year of a Communications/Law degree at the University of Technology, Sydney (UTS). She was a 2014 editor of the UTS student magazine, Vertigo, and currently interns at Junkee and Hachette Australia. She writes music reviews for The Music magazine and also co-produces So Hot Right Now – the arts and culture guide on 2ser Radio. She tweets @hattieod.

Sally Whyte

Sally is a journalist at, which covers politics, media and business news. She was an editor of Farrago in 2013. She has been a volunteer at SYN for 4 years, as a news reporter and executive producer of Represent.
Her radio work has also appeared on All The Best, Girls to the Mic and the BBC. Her favourite things are feminism, AFL and coffee. She tweets at @sallywhyte

Max Chalmers

Max Chalmers is a reporter and member of editorial staff at online publication New Matilda. Previous to becoming involved at NM, he studied Arts at the University of Sydney, where he edited student newspaper Honi Soit in 2013.

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