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Every human being
has a passion.

Mine is journalism.

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This is Jack

Jack Ward is currently based in Melbourne after moving from regional Victoria to take up a position at Nine News Melbourne as Assistant Chief of Staff. The award-winning student journalist is studying a Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) at RMIT and has an extensive resume for his age of experience in regional journalism. He has produced Ararat College’s news station, a live podcast production, and worked at the Ararat Advocate for two years after becoming the town’s only news source during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jack was recognised as Student Journalist of the Year by Youth Journalism International in May 2020.

Communication  Writing 
Video Production 

 Journalism   Social Media

Podcasting    TV Presenting  


"Amazing work Jack!

How lucky the community of Ararat is to have you." 

- Jordy Wright, WIN News

"Great questions and really asked with so much authority. You're really good, I'm really impressed."

- Peter Hitchener, Nine News Melbourne

"Every country town needs someone like Jack Ward. You've got a bright future.

- Gavin Coote, ABC News

Jack has reported on stories across Victoria.

The Project | Jack Ward becomes Ararat's only reporter
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Interviews &


Jack has appeared in publications and on a number of TV programs speaking about his work (AC News, Ararat's Latest & the Ararat Advocate), regional journalism and his passion for news.


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