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Experience Matters: Veteran Journalists on the Way Forward

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This is a unique chance to learn just how much journalism is changing from a group of decorated journalists who are living that change. Between them, our crack team of panellists have decades of experience in the industry. They will discuss how journalism now differs from when they were starting out and what they have learned over the course of their careers.

This is more than an extended recap of old glories through rose-coloured glasses. Our panellists are still involved in the media industry, and a key focus will be discussing where journalism is heading – and what they wish they knew about the new media world.

Hosted by Andrew Dodd with Jim Middleton, Ramona Koval and Ross Gittins.

This event is also available as part of the Friday Day Pass.

Featuring

Andrew Dodd

Andrew Dodd is the director of the Centre for Advancing Journalism at the University of Melbourne. He has been a journalist for more than 25 years, working in radio, TV, print and online.  He was a broadcaster at ABC Radio National, where he presented many of the network’s programs and founded th... Read more

Jim Middleton

Jim Middleton has been reporting national and international affairs since 1970, first for the ABC and now as a correspondent for Sky News. For two decades, he was ABC Political Editor in Canberra – covering Prime Ministers Hawke, Keating and Howard. He was ABC North America correspondent in New Yo... Read more

Ramona Koval

Ramona Koval is a writer who has worked as a journalist and broadcaster. Her most recent books are A Letter to Layla: Travels to our Deep Past and Near Future, Bloodhound: Searching For My Father, and By the Book: A Reader’s Guide to Life (all published by Text). She was the editor of two volumes ... Read more

Ross Gittins

Ross Gittins is the economics editor of Sydney Morning Herald and an economic columnist for the Age. He is a winner of the Citibank Pan Asia award for excellence in financial journalism and has been a Nuffield Press fellow at Wolfson College, Cambridge, and a journalist-in-residence at the... Read more

Location

The Wheeler Centre

176 Little Lonsdale Street Melbourne Victoria 3000

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