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#160: Sean Car of Hyperlocal News & Educaring Africa

By Jordan Michaelides

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 recommendations01:21:10 – 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