Journalism graduate profiles

Master of Journalism

Jess Roden

Jess completed the PGDip (Journalism) before enrolling in the Master of Journalism (Pathway 1)

Audrey Seaman

US International student Audrey Seaman did the Master of Journalism (Pathway 1)

Norman Zafra

Norman, a working journalist when he started the Master of Journalism, went through the degree's 'Pathway 2'.

Postgraduate Diploma in Journalism

Kate Chapman – Political Reporter, Fairfax Media (Press Gallery, Parliament)

"I studied undergraduate at Massey and decided to continue there with journalism because of the reputation of the course. I went straight into a job."

Jessica Rapana,Ngāpuhi  – Newspaper reporter Australia

"The Massey course was full of opportunity. It allowed me to travel to Asia on a student exchange and work in some top newsrooms."

Priya Gill – Head of Features, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, India

"All of my achievements in the field of journalism were made possible thanks to the Diploma in Journalism course at Massey."

Lachlan Forsyth – Reporter and host Story (TV3)

It quickly got me up to speed with the skills I needed to become a journalist.

Georgina Ball – One News Reporter, TVNZ

“I chose Massey because the course was practical with lots of hands-on experience."

Brendan McBryde – Newspaper reporter

"Life since graduating from Massey’s postgraduate journalism programme has been, and continues to be, spectacular.

Michael Dickison – Senior Reporter New Zealand Herald

“I was drawn to Massey's reputation, its small and diverse classes, its quality of lecturers, and its connections with the industry. Wellington seemed an ideal city to study journalism in, and it was."

CHRIS BRAMWELL – POLITICAL JOURNALIST, RADIO NZ

“I rang the Rotorua Daily Post and asked if I could spend a week in their newsroom during the semester break to boost my story count.  I realised the moment I sat down in the newsroom that I knew exactly what to do, and that I had been well-trained.”

SAI RAJE – international student

“I enjoyed how structured and practical the course was. When we went out on work experience we could see how what we’d learnt in class could be applied in the real world. And we kept on improving as the year went on.”

Amanda Fisher – DEPUTY CHIEF REPORTER, KHALEEJ TIMES, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

“Massey set me up really well to take my first steps into the industry, and I'm still in touch with several tutors, editors and high-profile journalists I met during my time there."

Michael Fox -  freelance journalist Cairo, Egypt

“Class discussions were a big and invaluable part of the course, forcing us to think about issues from different angles, and you build a nice camaraderie with the other students in the course as you spend so much time together.

Journalism Honour Roll

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