Anthony Galloway has been a journalist since 2011. After graduating from Monash University, he moved to regional Queensland where he spent a number of years working at the Townsville Bulletin.
In 2015, he made the move to the Herald Sun and is now a State Political Reporter at the paper.
Name: Anthony Galloway
Course: Bachelor of Journalism
Dept: School of Media, Film and Journalism
Year graduated: 2011
What was the best aspect of studying journalism at Monash?
I moved from North Queensland to Melbourne when I was 18 to study journalism at Monash University, and had a lot to learn. The best aspect about studying journalism at Monash was being able to pick the brains of tutors and lecturers who were legends of Victorian and Australian journalism. Names like Bill Birnbauer, Philip Chubb and Chris Nash.
Did you balance uni life with a job?
Yes, many different jobs.
Why did you choose to study journalism at Monash?
Shortly after graduating from high school I began to realise that journalism was my calling. When looking at the universities which offered courses in journalism in Melbourne, Monash definitely stood out. The university had a great reputation for providing a well-rounded education and, at that stage, was in the process of introducing a Bachelor of Journalism.
What is your dream job?
Who has been your biggest career influence and why?
I will be forever indebted to a number of individuals who have been incredibly influential on my journalism career. My former editor at the Townsville Bulletin (now Courier Mail Editor) Lachlan Heywood was very important during my formative years as a journalist. Along with helping me to learn all the necessary day-to-day skills to become a serviceable journalist, he also instilled in me the confidence to chase the big, controversial stories. I am still learning every day from seasoned reporters and editors at the Herald Sun, particularly the paper’s Deputy Editor Chris Tinkler and State Politics Editor Matt Johnston.
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What is your favourite place in the world and why?
Myanmar. Beautiful country and lovely people.
What is your favourite place to eat and why?
Any where on Victoria St in Richmond. I love Vietnamese food.
What is the best piece of advice you have received?
Tell us something about yourself that your uni colleagues wouldn’t know?
The list is too long – I graduated more than five years ago.
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