Journalism and Media Week

The “shrinking middle ground”: Guardian correspondent on the state of the modern media

The “shrinking middle ground”: Guardian correspondent on the state of the modern media

By Will Ford. Former Guardian Brexit editor Dan Roberts warned of a “shrinking middle ground” in his talk on the state of the modern media at Leeds Trinity Journalism and Media Week. Mr Roberts has experience at world-renowned broadsheet newspapers including the Daily Telegraph and Financial Times, as well as working for the Guardian in Washington DC. He suggested that […]

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Determination the key to success says Leeds Trinity journalism graduate

Determination the key to success says Leeds Trinity journalism graduate

  by James Fountain Since graduating three years ago, Ilkley-born Elizabeth Archer, 25, has enjoyed a rapid rise in the media world. Currently a features writer at The Daily Express, she took time out of her busy schedule to speak to students at the university where she gained an MA in Journalism with Distinction in 2015. Archer gave her audience […]

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The dark side of The Sun: Former Trinity student talks about his 10 years in showbiz journalism

The dark side of The Sun: Former Trinity student talks about his 10 years in showbiz journalism

by Abbey Maclure and Harry McMullen Tommy Holgate, former showbiz and comedy writer at The Sun, returned to Leeds Trinity University today to talk about his dynamic career. After a decade of working at the biggest selling newspaper in the UK, Tommy sought a change in career and is now studying for a masters in Health and Wellbeing here at […]

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One Show editor Sandy Smith: “Everything has to be relatable”

Editor of The One Show Sandy Smith (right) addresses the students at Leeds Trinity Journalism and Media Week 2018 with senior lecturer Glyn Middleton (left)

By Tom Clayton The One Show editor Sandy Smith talked of the skills young journalists need coming into a working environment during his Journalism and Media Week sessions. During his talk and workshop on Monday, Smith spoke about how important it is for young journalists to have both journalistic and technical abilities. He said: “Unless you’re exceptional at one thing, […]

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Meet Nina Hossain, the Yorkshire-born journalist with an endless CV

Meet Nina Hossain, the Yorkshire-born journalist with an endless CV

By Charlotte Lascelles Huddersfield-born Nina Hossain will be amongst various industry speakers at Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week. Now in its tenth year, Journalism Week has seen its fair share of interesting people and this year will be no exception. From One Show editor, Sandy Smith, to former Tory politician turned prison chaplain, Jonathon Aitken, speakers will be […]

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Brexit and Presidential Elections: Dan Roberts to talk of his experience in the modern news media at Journalism and Media Week

- Dan Roberts - Former Brexit editor for the Guardian

  By Will Ford On the frontline in Washington for the 2016 Presidential election and leading the Guardian’s coverage of Brexit: Dan Roberts comes to Leeds trinity Journalism and Media Week to talk about the “state of the modern news media”. Dan Roberts is a prize-winning journalist with 25 years of experience in the field and the newsroom. He started […]

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One Show editor to bring key message of versatility at Leeds Trinity Journalism Week

One Show editor to bring key message of versatility at Leeds Trinity Journalism Week

By Tom Clayton BBC TV editor Sandy Smith is set to pass on the benefit of his expertise at Leeds Trinity University during Journalism and Media Week 2018. The current editor of The One Show will discuss all things TV when he gives his talk in the Mary Hallaway lecture theatre on Monday. Sandy is linked to the University through […]

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Journalism and Media Week – Day 3 Round-up

Journalism and Media Week – Day 3 Round-up

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Video Podcast: Round-up of Day 3 of Journalism and Media Week

Video Podcast: Round-up of Day 3 of Journalism and Media Week

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Podcast: Day 3 of Jounalism & Media Week

Podcast: Day 3 of Jounalism & Media Week

 

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