Journalist & Producer
In the News
15 Dec 2021
Sky News presenter, Ashleigh Gillon, speaks with Jack Ward as the Class of 2021 receive their results.
15 Oct 2020
Join Mia and Alexa as they interview 17 year old, Student Journalist of the Year, Jack Ward from Ararat in regional Victoria and chat all things journalism.
22 July 2020
What aspects of journalism motivate you the most?
1 May 2020
Nine News covers the launch of The Ararat Advocate - my first paying job in the journalism industry.
30 Apr 2020
Nine News Afternoon covers the launch of The Ararat Advocate - my first paying job in the journalism industry.
21 Apr 2020
When 16-year-old Jack Ward started his news podcast at the start of this year, it was born out of a passion for bringing people information.
ABC South West Vic
24 Aug 2021
Ararat College Year 12 student and journalist Jack Ward told Charlotte King it's empowering for young people to finally get access to the vaccine.
ABC Australia Wide
29 Oct 2020
17-year-old Jack Ward provides his town with its news via his hyperlocal podcast.
16 June 2020
Ararat journalist, 16-year-old Jack Ward, says communities are 'without voices' when local papers are shut, or moved online.
ABC The Drum
19 May 2020
For many local papers, the coronavirus pandemic was the nail in the coffin. Jack Ward speaks about the changing Ararat news landscape.
The Conversation Hour
23 Apr 2020
Sunrise covers Ararat's Latest in their 'Feel Good Friday' segment when I became Ararat's only source of local news.
17 Mar 2020
Ararat College school captain Jack Ward is one of four finalists in an online category of 7News Young Achiever Awards Victoria.
The Weekly Advertiser
27 Oct 2020
Victorian Labor Member for Buninyong, Michaela Settle, mentions the work of Jack Ward whilst debating the importance of regional media in State Parliament.
Parliament of Victoria
14 July 2020
After his local newspaper shut down earlier this year, Jack was the only journalist for the entire town.
UN Youth Australia
27 May 2020
Lisa Wilkinson discovers that one town in Victoria is among those finding a new way to keep telling its own stories.
6 May 2020
More than 165 teens from public and private middle and high schools, colleges and journalism programs were honored, including 2020’s Student Journalist of the Year, Jack Ward in Ararat, Australia.
Mr Wilson said he was so impressed by Jack's tenacity and passion, he had hired him to work 10 hours a week on the Ararat Advocate.
28 Apr 2019
ABC Ballarat shares AC News' story and journey with their listeners across Western Victoria.