National Youth Week – Opportunities for Young Journalists!

It’s National Youth Week, the largest celebration of young people in Australia. To celebrate National Youth Week, we have loads of opportunities for young and upcoming journalists, photographers and film makers to get involved in right across Australia.

Check out events and opportunities we have on offer for young journalists and media makers:


You’re the Voice – Audio Storytelling Workshop.

April 17/18

This three part workshop run by professionals from ABC radio and 2UE will give you the skills required to record, edit and release your own radio podcast or documentary.

To register, or to find out more click here.


Storyology Slide Night Submissions

Entries close April 24

Storyology Slide nights celebrate the best work of Australian film makers and photographers. It is a great opportunity for artists to gain exposure with the general public and a great way to network with hundreds of media professionals who will be attending on the night.

For more information and instructions on how to submit your work click here.


Young Australian Journalist of the Year Award

Entries close April 28

The Young Australian Journalist of the Year award recognises and awards young journalists for their hard work and dedication to their craft.

For more information on the award or if you think you have what it takes to be named the Young Australian Journalist of the Year, click here.


Jacoby-Walkley Scholarship

Entries close April 28

The Jacoby-Walkley Scholarship is a 12 week elite program for young journalists. The scholarship will take you to multiple newsrooms at the Nine network, four weeks with the Walkley Foundation, a TV production course through the Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) and mentoring from senior journalist members of the Walkley Advisory Board.

For more information and details on how to enter please click here.


Walkley Foundation Internships

If you’re looking for practical experience with a leading media organisation then apply for an internship with the Walkley Foundation. The Walkley Foundation is at the heart of the media industry and you will learn the skills needed to work in the media industry and have the chance to network with media professionals at our special events and award nights.

For more information and details on how to apply for an internship with the Walkley Foundation follow the link below.