A radio news feature Simone pitched, produced, voiced and edited for SBS World News Radio, Melbourne. The package can also be heard on the official SBS website by clicking here. Image: RMIT
While interning at SBS The Feed in Sydney in March 2018, Simone was involved as an extra in several comedic sketches in between completing other tasks, such as researching and assisting reporters. You can watch them below. Trumps Trade Tariff: Fight Tariff with Tariff Child Marriage in the USA: How's that still a thing? Code … Continue reading The Feed on SBS VICELAND
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This article was originally published on the On The Game '17 website here. As a young girl, Karen Leach dreamed of representing Ireland on the Olympic Swim team. Instead, she suffered years of sexual abuse from the ages of 10-17 at the hands of her Irish swimming coach, Derry O’Rourke, crushing her spirit and her … Continue reading Karen Leach: A Victor, Not a Victim
‘If you want to be a journalist, do it differently, so you get a unique brand and a mark on it.” A journalist since the early 1990s, Declan Hill is an expert in match-fixing and corruption in international sports. He is best-known for exposing corruption in sport, and his books, Fix: Soccer and Organized Crime (2010) and The Insider’s … Continue reading Advice to future journalists – from journalist and match-fixing expert Declan Hill
‘Conflict diamonds’ are still being funnelled out of the Central African Republic (CAR) via Cameroon despite a short-lived international embargo, where they have helped fund a genocidal war that has killed thousands of people since 2013. By Simone West This article was written on November 7, 2017 Diamonds marked #RCA [CAR] #diamond on … Continue reading Blood on our hands – ‘Conflict diamonds’ are still leaking out of the Central African Republic via Cameroon
Wednesday 17 May marked International Day against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT). Universities in Melbourne celebrated the recent developments, including the opening of gender neutral bathrooms. The facilities are a small victory for the queer community, who have been rallying for these inclusive spaces for quite some time. Mish Daniel Forder, Queer Officer at MONSU Caulfield … Continue reading Opening of Gender Neutral Bathrooms at RMIT