Welcome to mum-hood! While you’re eating for two, feel free to tuck into our features, news and reviews. We know that pregnancy and birth are times when you have a lot of questions, and we’re doing our best to keep new mums informed.
We’re a group of young female journalists in Sydney, working across all forms of media. We’re inspired by our own mums and all the strong women we know, and we want to help you be the best at The M Word: motherhood!
We’re here for you, and we’d love to know what you think! If you have anything to say or want to submit content to be published on The M Word, email us: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nina is a 28 year old journalist who lives in the Blue Mountains. Nina has worked as a producer at Channel Seven, volunteered at 2SER and written for the Sydney Morning Herald. She is currently expecting her first child with her partner David and is enjoying everything about being pregnant.
Lucie is a 23 year old journalist from the Hunter Valley, NSW. She spent 2011 studying at the Technische Universität in Berlin, Germany. She currently writes for trade magazine Venue and is making a documentary for Radio National.
Tawar is a 22 year old journalist from Sydney. Tawar was the chief editor for ACIJ’s online magazine Reportage in 2011. She is now a reporter and presenter for national current affairs radio show The Wire. She also produces and presents for Sydney current affairs show Razor’s Edge at 2ser radio.
Joline is a 19 year old Journalist in Sydney with various published works ranging from print, online to digital. She is currently interning at NextMedia and will be volunteering her journalistic experience at the 2013 Australian Youth Olympic Festival.
Mary is a 21 year old journalist from Sydney, NSW. She currently works at a law firm, interns at Fairfax Media and has taken part in the Global Environmental Journalism Initiative. She is looking forward to blogging about her travels overseas.
Emma is 20 year old journalist from the Central Coast. She is senior editor of media and technology for the Australian Centre for Independent Journalism’s magazine, Reportage Online, and is currently delving into the world of community radio.
Marissa is a 20 year old journalist from Sydney. Marissa started work experience with Nepean News last year and six months later was hired as a journalist. She hopes to continue working in print and move into the magazine world.
Photo of baby in logo and banner: Doug van Kampen