Applications open on 4 March 2024
About the Scholarship
WIN News is providing an exceptional opportunity to learn from newsroom leaders and sharpen your reporting skills in the broadcast industry. Major names in the Australian media got their starts at WIN News.
This scholarship caters to aspiring journalists who are looking for an opportunity to follow their dreams of a career in the media. It is open to an outstanding student in their final year at university, or a journalism graduate who has completed their studies within the past 12 months and has not engaged in paid work with a television broadcast network.
The successful applicant will complete a minimum of six weeks at the Wollongong office, with the remaining six weeks at one of the following WIN regional news centres as decided by WIN News.
- Sunshine Coast
The recipient will receive a $10,000 stipend for the 12-week duration of the scholarship and hands-on experience by accompanying journalists and camera operators out in the field. Under the guidance of the News Director and Chief of Staff, the recipient will have the opportunity to source, write and voice reports, which will be broadcast in the 5.30pm WIN News bulletins. The recipient will also have an opportunity to learn from news presenters in the studio.