A publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism, University of Melbourne


From near and far, our reporters capture intimate glimpses of a changing world

In the latest episode of The Junction’s ‘Making A Difference’ podcast, our far-flung team of Citizen reporters goes hyperlocal, digging deep to find people making a difference in their communities. Tune in for these diverse, intimate snapshots of the realities and personalities of inner Melbourne, rural Victoria and the provinces of China.


Hosts: Clancy Balen, Jenny Cai

Reporters: Harry Sekulich, Mustafa Nuristani, Matthew Hall, Yue Jiang, Wuxi Fan

Audio Engineer: Clancy Balen

Producer: Louisa Lim, Sami Shah

Every month students from a different university host The Junction’s podcast to bring you carefully curated current affairs from all over Australia. You can find this episode plus the rest of the season of Making a Difference here


About The Citizen

THE CITIZEN is a publication of the Centre for Advancing Journalism. It has several aims. Foremost, it is a teaching tool that showcases the work of the students in the University of Melbourne’s Master of Journalism and Master of International Journalism programs, giving them real-world experience in working for publication and to deadline. Find out more →

  • Editor: Jo Chandler
  • Reporter: Petra Stock
  • Audio & Video editor: Louisa Lim
  • Data editor: Craig Butt
  • Editor-In-Chief: Andrew Dodd
  • Business editor: Lucy Smy
Winner — BEST PUBLICATION 2016 Ossie Awards