As a producer for Nine News, Emily White has hit her stride in her journalism career.
Emily hopes to one day be able to pass on her knowledge by mentoring younger journalists.
Here is her profile…
Name: Emily White
Course: Bachelor of Journalism
Dept: School of Media, Film and Journalism
Year graduated: 2011
Current position: Producer at Nine News
Why did you choose to study journalism at Monash?
I had heard about the course and what it offered, so thought it would be a good way to get into the industry.
How did Monash help get you to where you are now?
I learnt a lot during my degree and the internships proved invaluable in getting my first paying job in the industry.
Best Monash memory?
Awkwardly interviewing the owner of Condom Kingdom for a radio assignment.
What advice would you give your first-year uni self?
Enjoy all aspects of uni life as it’s such a great time, and make the most of every opportunity.
What did you wish you knew before going out into the workforce?
That it’s such a changing industry so you have to be constantly evolving and working hard.
Who has been your biggest mentor?
I’ve had a few very valuable mentors since getting into the industry, including News Directors and senior journalists – too many to name!
Where do you see yourself in 10 years time?
I’d like to still be working in the industry in some way and helping younger journalists as well.
What was your very first job?
I worked at Domino’s Pizza.
What was your dream job growing up?
I’ve wanted to be a journalist since I was little.
Any hidden talents?
Being the worst singer in the world.
Not at the moment, my fish didn’t last too long!
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