This is not business as usual, but it is business.

By Kate Ware, BuzzPop Brands This post originally appeared on BuzzPop Brands’ blog. You can contact Kate by visiting her blog, or emailing her on I don’t think we will ever forget March 2020. That […]

Where could your internship take you?

It could lead you to a new country   Patrick Stafrace studied Arts and Commerce at Deakin University, majoring in Journalism and Business Analytics. But while Patrick initially had his eyes on journalism, starting his […]

No mystery why a STACK of internship experiences lead to success

Great internships lead to great things. Savannah Douglas’s experience is no exception. Savannah graduated from Deakin University with a Bachelor of Arts (Film and Television), majoring in Journalism. During her degree, she decided that an […]

Heart Foundation needs a volunteer Media Assistant

If you’re an aspiring media relations professional, the Heart Foundation has a great volunteer role that could help clinch your first public relations job. The Foundation’s media team in Melbourne has a unique opportunity for […]

Sport, study & satisfaction: Deakin students at the 2018 Commonwealth games

Harry Boyle traveled to the 2018 Commonwealth Games on Australia’s Gold Coast. He caught-up with six Deakin University students competing in the games to find out what drives them to mix study and sport. Alex […]

Dylan Alcott: Australian champion talks about the secret to success

Dylan Alcott is an Australian three-time Paralympic Gold medalist, motivational speaker, triple j presenter and Co-Founder of Get Skilled Access. He is truly an inspiration. Students participating in the theMediaPod activities were lucky to be […]

Five tips to get you the most from your internship

Landing an internship can be tough, but there are some rules to follow that will ensure you make the most of your experience. Despite what Hollywood movies might depict, landing your dream intern position isn’t […]

PR Student Forum

SEVERAL years ago one of my great students, Sarah Chand, attended the 2nd annual PR Media and Communication Student Forum. Now a graduate, she’s working in a communication role in the “issues rich” dairy industry. […]

Why do you blog?

I BEGAN blogging years ago to help students share their work. The benefits go beyond that however. Blogging motivates me to research, helps me write better and it helps me share my ideas. Blogging helps […]

Recent theMediaPod events

The images below are from some recent theMediapod events in Australia. Get involved in upcoming theMediaPod events; you’ll hear from some of Australia’s leading practitioners, and maybe have some fun too!