Journalism and Media Week

Journalism and Media Week: the Friday podcast round-up

Journalism and Media Week: the Friday podcast round-up

Our final year Broadcast Journalism students look back on what the week has brought. Presenters: Tyler Morrell, Aston Lamb, Kate Whitaker Audio: Maisie Clancy

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Getting your foot in the door: top tips from industry speakers in video

Getting your foot in the door: top tips from industry speakers in video

By Maisie Andrews Garth Leeds Trinity University this week played host to a wealth of industry speakers as part of their 10th annual Journalism and Media Week. For current students, it was a chance to get some advice on what to do to prepare for that first job:

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Journalism and Media Week round-up in video

Journalism and Media Week round-up in video

By Jazmine Blackah Leeds Trinity University’s 10th Journalism and Media Week has come to an end. We look back at some of the highlights.   The Yorkshire Voice reporting team: MA Journalism students: Elisha Atkinson, Tom Clayton, Will Ford, James Fountain, Charlotte Lascelles, Abbey Maclure, Harry McMullen, Matty Rammage, Dan Swales. BA Hons Broadcast Journalism final year students: Maisie Andrews […]

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Leeds court reporter Stephanie Finnegan speaks out about social media backlash after Tommy Robinson case

Leeds court reporter Stephanie Finnegan speaks out about social media backlash after Tommy Robinson case

Court reporter Stephanie Finnegan has described how she dealt with the social media backlash from what she labelled the biggest court story in 2018.

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Great British Bake Off creator says move to Channel 4 was all about protecting the show’s format

Great British Bake Off creator says move to Channel 4 was all about protecting the show’s format

By Harry McMullen Richard McKerrow, creator of the Great British Bake Off, has said he believes the move from the BBC had to happen in order to ensure the survival of the programme. In a talk at Leeds Trinity University, Richard McKerrow of Love Productions dismissed claims that the BBC split was down to money. “It wasn’t greedy producers going […]

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Journalism & Media Week: Day 4 podcast

Journalism & Media Week: Day 4 podcast

Our final year Broadcast Journalism students review the final day of Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week. Presented by Zoha Shah, Maisie Andrews Garth and Olivia Dobson.

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Most vicars are “normal” like me, says Gogglebox star Rev Kate Bottley

Most vicars are “normal” like me, says Gogglebox star Rev Kate Bottley

by Abbey Maclure Reverend Kate Bottley, star of Channel 4’s Gogglebox and parish priest, has said that people of faith are just like anybody else. She urged people not to let their perception of the church, or of Christians, put them off God. Speaking at Leeds Trinity University, Kate had the audience in fits of laughter as she shared her […]

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Head of CIPR highlights false representation of PR in the media

Head of CIPR highlights false representation of PR in the media

By Tom Clayton Leeds Trinity alumna Sarah Hall spoke of the different strands of public relations as she discussed how the discipline is represented in the media. The current president of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations used herself as an example when discussing how PR is portrayed in modern journalism and television in a talk for Leeds Trinity’s Journalism […]

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Social class and regional diversity are the main challenges in modern day journalism, says Nina Hossain

Social class and regional diversity are the main challenges in modern day journalism, says Nina Hossain

By Charlotte Lascelles Yorkshire-born journalist, Nina Hossain, broke down the main issues and challenges of diversity in her talk about the media industry. The ITV News presenter took part in Journalism and Media Week at Leeds Trinity University to talk about her thriving career, how the world of breaking news works and on the diversity challenges she faced when training […]

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Turning your passion into a profession – “Don’t be a d***head”, “be bold” and “don’t give up”

Turning your passion into a profession – “Don’t be a d***head”, “be bold” and “don’t give up”

By Will Ford “Don’t be a d***head”, “be bold” and “don’t give up” – the sentiments of three journalists who turned their passion into their profession. Tom Farmery, Katie Ridley and Monika Parnarauskaite spoke at Journalism and Media Week on how they turned their respective loves of football, crime and motorsports into a career. Tom Farmery, a sports reporter at […]

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