It is a brave new world for budding journalists.
News cycles are getting faster, some newsrooms are facing cuts and journalists must learn to be tech-savvy as both on-air and online content creators.
The future is in good hands, however, with a generation of resilient, considerate and intelligent media-makers.
Elyse Armanini (pictured) is a 21-year-old UniSA journalism student from Goolwa who is passionate about her local community, music and the art of making radio.
She joins Jennie Lenman in the studio for a chat about it.
Photo of Elyse Armanini by Jennie Lenman