In the News
15 Oct 2020
Interview with 17yo journalist Jack Ward
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.
21 Apr 2020
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
24 Aug 2021
The race to vaccinate
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
19 May 2020
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
17 Mar 2020
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
27 Oct 2020
Victorian MP Michaela Settle on the importance of regional media
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
Youth Journalist Jack Ward on giving young people a voice
After his local newspaper shut down earlier this year, Jack was the only journalist for the entire town.
UN Youth Australia
6 May 2020
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.
23 Apr 2020
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