#160: Sean Car of Hyperlocal News & Educaring Africa

By Jordan Michaelides
March 10, 2020

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Sean Car is the Director and Editor of Hyperlocal News, which publishes the likes of CBD News, Docklands News and Southbank News. Sean is also the Director of Educaring Africa.

In this episode we covered:

  • Childhood memories

  • Getting into journalism

  • Going digital

  • Monetising media

  • The Chinese Market

  • Educaring Africa

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SHOW NOTES: 

00:28 - Welcome to Uncommon

01:18 - Guest introduction

07:00 - Childhood memories

13:55 - Getting into journalism

33:30 - Going digital

37:50 - The only CBD newspaper

42:05 - Monetising media

47:00 - Publishing online

51:30 - Multi-lingual news

53:15 - The Chinese market

56:27 - Inspiration in media

01:00:55 - Educaring Africa

01:19:12 - Morning routine, decompression 

01:19:52 - What he’s been watching

01:20:43 - Book recommendations

01:21:10 - If he could have a billboard anywhere


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CREDITS:

Host - Jordan Michaelides

Executive Producer - Lauren Lopatko

Assistant Producer - Andre Barber

Audio Engineering - Jason Barkhouse

Videography - Ricards Lacis