AFL Youth Central rookie reporters

19 October 2012

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The program will involve a team of five young Victorians who will take on a voluntary internship position with the AFL for the duration of the 2013 footy season, one day a week for a few hours each week. 

Source: AFL Youth Central

The internship will involve working with senior AFL reporters to write news stories for the AFL website. You’ll also get a chance to go behind the scenes to see how it all works. Finally, you’ll share your experiences by blogging about your stint as a Rookie Reporter on Youth Central for other sports fans to read.

To be eligible to apply to join the AFL Youth Central Rookie Reporter team you need to be:

  • Currently living in Victoria
  • Between the ages of 18 to 25
  • Currently studying or have already completed a qualification in journalism or equivalent.


If you’re keen to apply, just fill out the online application form.

Applications close Friday 7 December 2012.  Successful applicants will be notified Friday 1 February 2013.

For more information about this program, contact us at youthcentral@dhs.vic.gov.au.