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Nine News covers the launch of The Ararat Advocate - my first paying job in the journalism industry.

Nine News

The Ararat Advocate fills the void

Nine News Afternoon covers the launch of The Ararat Advocate - my first paying job in the journalism industry.

Nine News

Ararat Advertiser closure leaves reporting to 16yo high-school student Jack Ward

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

Ararat students on the hunt for news

The school’s news station – AC News – is approaching its two-year anniversary after student Jack Ward founded the program at the beginning of 2017.

The Weekly Advertiser

The demise of local news in Australia

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

16-year-old becomes only news source

Sunrise covers Ararat's Latest in their 'Feel Good Friday' segment when I became Ararat's only source of local news.

Sunrise

Young Ararat journalist Jack Ward breaking ground

Ararat College school captain Jack Ward is one of four finalists in an online category of 7News Young Achiever Awards Victoria.

The Weekly Advertiser

Ararat College Newsroom

Meet the year 10 student who started a newsroom in his high school.

ABC Ballarat

Jack Ward named Student Journalist of the Year

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.

YJI

Rival publisher to fill void after ACM's closure of Ararat Advertiser

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.

ABC South West Vic

ABC Ballarat Radio Segment

ABC Ballarat shares AC News' story and journey with their listeners across Western Victoria.

ABC Ballarat

Kids' News Service

Ararat College in Victoria has put together its own hard-hitting TV news team and they're covering everything from school news to national news.

BTN

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