Journalist & Producer
In the News
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
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
ABC Ballarat shares AC News' story and journey with their listeners across Western Victoria.
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.
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.
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
17-year-old Jack Ward provides his town with its news via his hyperlocal podcast.
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.
The Weekly Advertiser
Meet the year 10 student who started a newsroom in his high school.