Reporters

Aimee Hourigan

Aimee Hourigan

In 2016, with a Bachelor of Journalism and a Bachelor of Communication at her side, Aimee Hourigan will take on the world. At least, she hopes to take on the journalism world, reporting on unique global events as a foreign correspondent and cultural documentary maker. For Aimee, the UQ at the G20 project is a chance to refresh and strengthen her storytelling abilities, following her participation in the 2014 UQ in Vietnam project and the Queensland Rural Towns project in 2013.

Andrew Thorpe

Andrew Thorpe

Andrew Thorpe is a final year Bachelor of Journalism/Bachelor of Arts student, majoring in Public Policy and International Relations after trying everything from French to Economics to Creative Writing. Over the years he has hosted several shows on UQ's JACradio student station, while also working in community radio and startup print publications. He has a love-hate relationship with Twitter, American politics and late night talk shows, and hopes to capitalize on the job opportunities available in the new and exciting growth industry that is traditional media.

Bo Daly

Bo Daly

Bo Daly is a third year Communications student at The University of Queensland. Passionate about social and cultural issues affecting young Australians, she is excited to be reporting on the G20’s global agenda from her own stomping ground. Bo is currently interning with a federal Member of Parliament, and upon graduation in July 2015, wishes to pursue a career in Public Relations.

Daniel Pickering

Daniel Pickering

Daniel is a passionate young journalist studying in his second year of a Bachelor of Journalism at UQ. He aspires to work as a multimedia journalist nationally and beyond. Additionally, he composes and engineers music for online publication, with technical skills at all levels of audio production.

Evangelene Dickson

Evangelene Dickson

Evangelene is in her second year of a dual Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Arts, majoring in international relations and political science. Evangelene graduates in 2016 and is hoping to work as a foreign correspondent or as a documentary maker concentrating on humanitarian and political issues. She is also interested in broadcast production and undertakes freelance video editing work.

Gabrielle Briner

Gabrielle Briner

Gabbi is a second year Bachelor of Journalism student at UQ. Her passion for her communities led her to become a 612 ABC Brisbane Community Correspondent. She also writes for Brisbane-based culture magazine 'Creative Drinks' and UQ's BEL Faculty Magazine 'UQ Connections.' Her interests include world news, particularly coverage of the Middle East. She is looking forward to learning more about the economic issues faced by world leaders at the G20 Summit.

Mel Keyte

Mel Keyte

Mel Keyte is a Journalism/International Relations student at The University of Queensland with a passion for writing, travel and new experiences. Although she dreams of becoming a foreign correspondent, Mel's main goal is simply to discover what she enjoys doing most in life.

Ruth McCosker

Ruth McCosker

Ruth McCosker is in her final year at The University of Queensland completing a dual Bachelor of Journalism and Bachelor of Communications degree, majoring in Public Relations. Ruth has completed journalism internships at the Courier Mail and Channel 7 as well as numerous public relations internships. She is currently freelancing for print publications with a local emphasis, while at the same time assisting a Brisbane-based public relations firm. Ruth will graduate in December 2014 and wants to pursue a career in television or print journalism.

Sophie Lester

Sophie Lester

Sophie Lester is a 20-something Journalism/Arts student, majoring in Social Psychology and Sociology, who is fascinated by people’s stories and how they make sense of the world. She is well travelled, occasionally suffers from wanderlust, and is interested to see the cultural spotlight turn to Brisbane for the G20. Sophie hopes to combine her broad interests into a career that will take her around the world as a foreign corresp​ondent after she graduates this year.