Curriculum Vitae

Grace Keyworth

Education history

I am a third-year student completing a Bachelor of Journalism/Bachelor of Law at the University of Canberra. I currently have a distinction average for both Journalism and Law.

Graduated Year 12 in 2007 at Lake Ginninderra College with a UAI of 91.4

Employment history

Australian Associated Press
Broadcast Technician
February 2011– current

Film press conferences and interviews at Parliament House and edit them into video sequences for online news service.
Attend morning doorstops at Parliament House and file footage for online news service.
Research and write print stories as required.
Take still photographs as required.

Outin Group

Content producer
November 2010- current

Research, write and edit stories for online dining and entertainment publications.
Review music concerts, festivals and theatre productions.
Take still photographs as required.
Liaise with clients and update their listings as required.

NowUC (University of Canberra news website)

Reporter and sub-editor
Researched, produced and filed text, video and audio stories
Covered politics, environment and water rounds
Presented webcast, video and audio news bulletins

Gungahlin Lakes Golf Club

Bar and Gaming attendant

November 2007- current
Cashier and ACTAB attendant
Bar and reception attendant
Update membership database and conduct patron research
Handle large amounts of money

Other relevant experience & interests:

October 2011- Peter Leonard Scholarship Finalist- Win News

I was one of the final three contenders for the annual Peter Leonard scholarship, which is a initiative between the University of Canberra and WIN news for final year journalism students. As part of my prize, I spent a week working as a television journalist in the Canberra newsroom and had 7 stories go to air during the week.

September 2011- Walkley Foundation Public Affairs Conference Blogger

I worked with the communication staff from the Walkley Foundation and other journalism students to produce a blog covering the conference held in Canberra. I was in charge of editing the video interviews with the speakers and contributed to the ‘live tweeting’ of the afternoon sessions.

July-August 2011- Research tour- USA

Washington Post– I had a lunch meeting with the one of the Vice-Presidents, Christopher Ma, where we discussed the future of newspaper and online journalism.
I also had a joint meeting with investigative journalists Joe Stephens and James Grimaldi to discuss investigative story tactics and toured the newsroom.
YouTube- I visited YouTube HQ in San Francisco and met with Olivia Ma to discuss how journalists can utilise YouTube videos to improve the quality of journalism and the ‘citizentube’ project.
Code for America- I met with the 2011 fellows and discussed their projects to make governments more open, efficient and accessible for citizens.

I was a member of the Talkback Classroom program from 2005-2007. My duties involved conducting in-depth research, background interviews and being part of a panel of students who interviewed politicians and other dignitaries for televised forums. I was involved in the Ian Campbell, Bill Shorten and Chasers War on Everything forums.



Phone: 0422 040 576

Twitter: @GraceKeyworth



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