Journalism skills and experience

Julie Milland


Dr Julie Milland's stories have appeared in ABC News online, The Science Show on ABC Radio National, The Age, The Sunday Age, the Sydney Morning Herald and The Citizen. Julie was shortlisted in the Melbourne Press Club’s Student Journalist of the Year Award in two consecutive years.

Julie has completed the Master of Journalism at the University of Melbourne. She has a PhD in molecular biology and worked as a senior medical research scientist before co-foundingScribblersInc,a medical communications company.

Julie has broad knowledge covering a range of science and health topics and strong contacts in these fields. She has exposure to business and policy issues through writing and editing projects for governments and their agencies and has also been involved in the R&D and commercialisation aspects of biotechnology. Downloada list of Julie's research articles in the international academic literature.

Julie has had creative fiction published, with work appearing in Sleepers Almanac and Best Australian Stories 2008. One story was selected for broadcast onABC Radio National.

Journalism skills

Text journalism – news and features in both print and digital

Audio and video journalism – record audio, shoot video and edit both audio and video, mobile journalism

Data journalism – comfortable with data/statistics and data visualisation using charts and infographics

Social media – twitter (including live tweeting), Facebook, Storify, SoundCloud

HTML/CSS – design and coding of this website from scratch

Build a blog – seeScience MoJofor an example using

Software – Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, Audition, Photoshop), Google sheets and Fusion Tables, Youtube, Wordpress content management system

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