Where are they now?

When students graduate from QUT’s Journalism programs they head off into their careers in many varied directions.

We love keeping in touch with them and hearing their exciting stories of where they are now.

Here, you can find out where some of our former QUT News journalists are today…

Nathan Bazley, Anna Daniels, Spencer Howson and Natasha Exelby


Natalie Alexander, Associate Editor, Department of Public Information, United Nations Headquarters, New York.

Shitika Anand, Junior Beauty Editor, Women’s Health magazine, Sydney.

Libby Armstrong, Public Affairs Specialist, Virgin Australia, Sydney.

Jessica Askin, Freelance producer/evening chief of staff at the ABC in Brisbane.


Josh Bavas, Broadcast Journalist, ABC, Brisbane.

Nathan Bazley, Presenter and Reporter – Behind the News – ABC 1.

James Beavis, Year 11 and 12 Film and English teacher at Music Industry College, Brisbane.

Brodie Bott, Corporate Communications Manager, Ergon Energy, Brisbane.

Elly Bradfield, Producer, State-wide Regional Afternoons, ABC Local Radio, Rockhampton.


Adrian Crawford, Web editor/columnist, Kennebec Journal, Maine USA.


Penny Dahl (Cameron), Traffic Reporter, Australian Traffic Network, Brisbane.

Anna Daniels, Roving Reporter, The Project, Network Ten, Melbourne.

Tom Doyle, Business Banking Graduate, National Australia Bank, Melbourne.

Angus Duncan, Assistant Manager with the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy (DBCDE), Canberra.

Josh Bavas, Jenna Hudson, Vitor Sobral and Penny Cameron


Natasha Exelby, Senior Reporter/Presenter, Network Ten.


Brenton Garen, Editor-In-Chief – Santa Monica Mirror, California, USA.

Luke Gilpin, Commercial Business Analyst & Account Manager at Orica, Brisbane.

Marion Grasby, Thai-Australian cook, TV presenter, cookbook author and creator of Marion’s Kitchen food range.


Melinda Hayter, Journalist-in-Charge, ABC Central West and ABC Western Plains.

Melinda Howells, State Political Reporter, ABC News Queensland.

Spencer Howson, Breakfast Presenter, 612 ABC Brisbane.

Jenna Hudson, Reporter, A Current Affair, Brisbane.


Christy Johns, News Producer, Network Seven, Sydney.


Michelle Kasper (Mills), Owner/Operator, wwww.stoffywelt.de Germany.


Stuart Layt, Breakfast Editor and Newsreader, 4BC, Brisbane.

Andrew Lund, State Political Reporter, Nine News, Melbourne.

Tom Mitchell, Shitika Anand, Andrew Lund and Elly Bradfield


Matt Macklin, Journalist, Prime7 News based in Canberra.

Peter Marsh, Community News Editor with News Queensland (editing and writing for the North Lakes Times/Pine Rivers Press/Northern Times).

Kimberley McCosker, Freelancer. Photographer, Phnom Penh Post, Cambodia.

Georgina McKerrow, Producer/Reporter Channel 7, Sydney.

Tom Mitchell, Sports Reporter, Nine News/TODAY Show, Sydney.

Sarah Moran, Director of Digital Communications, Unreasonable at Sea.


Shay Nolan, Community Grants Officer, Moreton Bay Regional Council.


Kristy O’Brien, Journalist, Presenter ABC Northern Territory, Darwin.

Paul Osborne, Senior Political Writer, Australian Associated Press, Parliament House, Canberra.

Sarah Owens, Community Projects Coordinator, Lawn Tennis Association, London.


Phoebe Parsons, Deputy Editor, Lorna Jane, Brisbane.


Genevieve Robey, Editor, Carindale Connect.

Isobel Roe, Journalist, ABC News, Townsville.


Brendan Savage, Video Journalist, Ten Eyewitness News, Brisbane.

Jessica Smith, Marketing Manager, Brisbane Racing Club.

Vitor Sobral, Football reporter and commentator, SBS Sport, Sydney.

Jemma Somervail, Newsreader/Journalist, Nova, Sydney.

Natalie Sprott, Production Coordinator at TPD Media, Brisbane.


Chris Tracey, User Centred Designer, Australian Tax Office, Brisbane.

Anthony Tsoukas, Airport Customer Experience Manager, Qantas Airways, Brisbane Domestic & International Airports.


Sarah West, Producer, 4BC Morning Show, Brisbane.

Gemma White, Specialist Corporate Affairs, BHP Billiton, Perth.

If you are a former QUT News journalist and would like to be included – we’d love to hear from you – so please get in touch!