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Elias Jahshan

Sydney, Australia
Editor, Retail Gazette
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Editor of an online retail newspaper | Freelance journalist | Former @Star_Observer editor | An Arab-Australian in London | It's pronounced ee-lee-as jah-sh'n

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Editor of Star Obsever, Australia's most respected LGBTI news source - print + online.
Previously a News Corp Australia journalist writing for the Parramatta Advertiser newspaper in Sydney with occasional bylines in the Daily Telegraph and The Punch online, too.
A graduate of University of Techno...

What was your first job as a journalist?

Editorial assistant for the Sunday Telegraph newspaper in Sydney - this gave me exposure to the industry and helped me get a cadetship

Have you ever used a typewriter?


What does it mean to be a journalist?

To tell the truth, to keep governments accountable, to expose corruption, and to tell stories that need to be told.