Journalist & Producer
In the News
After his local newspaper shut down earlier this year, Jack was the only journalist for the entire town.
UN Youth Australia
Lisa Wilkinson discovers that one town in Victoria is among those finding a new way to keep telling its own stories.
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.
ABC South West Vic
What aspects of journalism motivate you the most?
Nine News covers the launch of The Ararat Advocate - my first paying job in the journalism industry.
Nine News Afternoon covers the launch of The Ararat Advocate - my first paying job in the journalism industry.
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.
Ararat journalist, 16-year-old Jack Ward, says communities are 'without voices' when local papers are shut, or moved online.
ABC The Drum
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
Sunrise covers Ararat's Latest in their 'Feel Good Friday' segment when I became Ararat's only source of local news.
Ararat College school captain Jack Ward is one of four finalists in an online category of 7News Young Achiever Awards Victoria.
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