Since graduating from a Bachelor of Arts with a journalism major at Monash University in 2010, Lillian Altman has gained journalism experience around the world.
During her final year at Monash, Lillian she participated in a journalism study tour in New York and London.
During this trip 16 students and journalism senior lecturer, Dr Andrea Baker, visited world-leading media broadcast and print offices and news agencies.
A year later, Lillian lived in Israel for six months where she interned at the English-printed Jerusalem Post.
Lillian, who studied journalism at Monash’s Caulfield campus, has also been published in various arts and culture publications in Australia.
Lillian is now completing a Master of Arts in International Journalism at City University London.
“Doing this course has opened my eyes to the different ways journalists from different countries work in the field,” Lillian said.
“Of 63 students we come from more than 25 countries around the world.
“This course focused on local and international reporting and was very hands-on encouraging the students to get onto the streets in searching of a story.”
During her time in London, Lillian interned with Daily Mail’s sister publication Mail On Sunday features department where she was pitching stories and writing content, researching and sourcing photographs for stories and updating the events diary.
Before the closure of its print version she also spent a week at The Independent writing content for the web, fact checking and attending editorial meetings.
Wanting to get to know London on a more personal level she also interned at local newspaper Ham & High (Hampstead and Highgate).
Additionally, Lillian spent a week in Lyon, France learning how to produce scripts for news bulletins and voicing television packages at euronews’ headquarters.
Upon completing her MA, Lillian will looking for newspaper work in both London and Australia.
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