Channel 7 journalists Sharyn Ghidella, Amanda Abate and Angie Asimus joined bmag for a photo shoot and spoke about the changing presence of women in the newsroom. Women now make up 55.5 per cent of Australian journalists, a significant increase from 20 years ago when they represented little ore than 30 per cent, and women account for about 70 per cent of journalism students, according to a recent survey conducted by the University of the Sunshine Coast. In Channel 7’s newsroom there are more female than male reporters on the road.