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Students get the scoop on journalism

  • Multa Fidrus

    The Jakarta Post

Tangerang   /   Sun, April 19 2009   /  01:57 pm

Ambadini, a law student at Syeh Maulana Yusuf University (Unis) in Tangerang, did not expect she would land a journalism position at her local paper so quickly. The 27-year-old recently completed a journalism-training seminar along with 50 other students from universities across Jakarta and was promptly offered a reporting position with the Tangerang Tribune Daily. Ambadini, who is in her last semester at university, said she enjoyed her new job as it presented new challenges. "The journalism training was very effective. I learned a lot about the role of a young journalist both in the field and behind the editorial desk. I learned how to write reports using the correct journalistic jargon and developed my photography skills," she told The Jakarta Post. Ambadini and four other students, despite not having finished their studies, were recruited by l...