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News Bites: Zen and the Art of Pitching with Sami Shah

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Today, we're returning to our News Bites series. It spotlights the work of staff and students at the Centre for Advancing Journalism.

This week’s guest is Lecturer and audio journalist Sami Shah.

Sami got his start in a Pakistani newsroom. Since then, he’s moved to Australia where he’s hosted the ABC Melbourne Breakfast show and made radio documentaries on free speech and race for ABC’s Earshot series. Most recently, he’s produced a thrilling audio drama for Audible called The Missed.

For News Bites, he spoke to senior lecturer Louisa Lim about honing one of the most crucial journalistic skills  — pitching.

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