MJ 2014, Photo Editor, Asia Photo Desk, Bloomberg

‘I joined the JMSC seeking to move into a career working with images. It wasn’t the easiest path to take but I was confident that with my experience and with the JMSC laying out the foundations I would be in a good position. Following graduation from the programme, I joined the photo team at The International New York Times as an intern. Newsrooms are looking for specialists, but they also want someone who is well versed in a lot of things.

My experience at the JMSC has been indispensable. It gave me all the tools and guidance to be an all-round media professional, and it put me in an environment where I learnt just as much about the industry from my peers as I did from professors.’

October 26, 2015

Kevin Dharmawan

MJ 2014, Photo Editor, Asia Photo Desk, Bloomberg
'I joined the JMSC seeking to move into a career working with images. It wasn't the easiest path to take but I was confident that with my experience and with the JMSC laying out the foundations I would be in a good position. Following graduation from the programme, I joined the photo team at The International New York Times as an intern. Newsrooms are looking for specialists, but they also want someone who is well versed in a lot of things.'
February 6, 2015

Master of journalism students learn persistence and story pitching in “real-world” classrooms

Persistence, independence, proactive pitching and “doing your homework” are key lessons for all budding journalists, according to the experience of JMSC masters students.
December 31, 2014

JMSC grad students placed in more than 50 winter internships across Asia

Over 50 masters of journalism students have secured internships at news organisations across six different Asian countries this winter.
June 17, 2014

JMSC Alums Take SOPA Awards

Three JMSC alumni took top prizes at this year's Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) Awards, joining a growing number of JMSC winners.
November 18, 2013

Veteran Bloomberg Reporter on the Skills Today’s Journalists Need

A veteran Bloomberg reporter tells JMSC students that today's journalists should have passion, talent, and tenacity and that business news is no different from any other kind of reporting beat -- business journalists still need to have strong writing skills, be good listeners, and do their homework. Doing live TV interviews, however, required a certain skill set.
July 7, 2013

Best Year Ever for JMSC Student Internships

Students of the Journalism and Media Studies Centre have picked up a total of 68 jobs and internships over the spring and summer through the JMSC Careers and Internships programme. The placements bring the overall number of jobs […]
June 1, 2013

JMSC Hosts Journalism Jobs Fair

The Journalism and Media Studies Centre hosted a journalism jobs fair last week, and both job-seekers and employers were impressed. “I was really impressed with the talent and enthusiasm of the students at the job […]
April 5, 2013

Registration Now Open – New.Now.Next Media Conference

Registration is now open for the third annual New Media Conference hosted by the JMSC and the Asia chapter of the Asian-American Journalists Association in Hong Kong. This year’s conference, entitled New.Now.Next (N3), will take place at […]