upstart’s Grand Final success

29 September 2014

Written by: Erdem Koc

The team of 30 students produced and presented the program from the professional television studios at La Trobe University, which was streamed on the upstart homepage from 1.00pm on Grand Final day.

The coverage began with a discussion of the Brownlow medal, the 2014 season, the match review panel, goal review technology, the ongoing Essendon supplements scandal and other talking points.

The broadcast also featured: Fox Footy and SEN broadcaster Anthony Hudson, AFL Legend Kevin Bartlett, Geelong Cats midfielder Cameron Guthrie, Fox Footy reporter Julian de Stoop, former Hawthorn player Daniel Harford and AFL multicultural ambassador and SBS sports broadcaster Christophe Mallet.

A huge congratulations to: Sean Munaweera, Riley Beveridge, Jake Keating, Luke De Vincentis, David Kennedy, Olivia Whyte, Alex Blainey, Lauren Colosimo, Rebecessa Tedesco, Luke Sale, Tyler Maher, Jarryd McGuane, Jordan Raschilla, Hayden Morris, Casey Volders, Josh Beams, Jordan Kounelis, Nick Dalton-Bocquet, Luca Urso, Rudi Edsall and Ellen Roumeliotis.

And a special thanks to La Trobe University technical staff Ian Armet, Jessica Baker, Matt Horne and Margaret Purdam, as well as journalism academics Steinar Ellingsen, Erdem Koç and David Lowden.