Welcome to your new and improved website for UniSA’s On The Record.

Established in 2010, we aim to deliver news and content to students, written by your student peers. We are an online publication run by UniSA’s journalism students, focusing on topics and issues that appeal to the student community.

Your new On The Record editorial team intends to bring a fresh perspective to the publication, to reflect and represent student views and opinions by bringing a voice to the student community.

Meet your editorial team:


Thomas Kelsall, Chief Editor

Third-year journalism & International Relations student with a prevailing sense of existential dread about the state of the world. Maintains a strong hatred for all things public relations and corporate marketing, while also providing a robust critique of modern media practices. Still desperately waiting for the Crows to win a flag…


Giorgina McKay, Deputy Editor

Fourth-year journalism and creative writing student Giorgina McKay is a caffeine addict with a keen interest in investigative journalism and international and local stories.  Giorgina loves dessert and has strong opinions on whether Ross and Rachel were on a break.


Jesse Neill, Chief Of Staff 

Jesse Neill is a fourth year Journalism and International Relations Student. Outside of study Jesse is a basketball fanatic, obsessed hip hop head and semi-mediocre guitar player, however, he hopes to pursue a career as a freelance feature writer in the near future.


Chrystianna Konidis, Social Media Editor

Chrystianna Konidis is an avid social media junkie in her fourth year of Journalism and International Relations. With a nose for all the latest celebrity scandals and crime documentaries, Chrystianna loves to share breaking news and current affairs online.


Josh Brine, Chief Sub-Editor

Josh Brine is a third-year student studying Journalism and Professional Writing. A former basketball player, he hopes to one day produce long-form sports and pop culture content in the United States.


James Hersey, Video and Audio Editor

James Hersey is a third-year journalism sub-majoring in film. Always looking for a story, he has a passion for documentary film making and investigative journalism. James tries to find something interesting in all areas of life, even in the seemingly mundane.



Jessica Franze, Sub-Editor

Jessica Franze is a first-year Journalism and Professional Writing student and Law/Arts (Psychology) graduate. An aspiring investigative journalist, Jessica loves uncovering uncomfortable truths. She also has a keen interest in aviation journalism. In her spare time, Jessica loves non-fiction, dancing, playing the piano, and watching TED Talks.

Bianca Challans, Literary and Culture Editor