Journalism and Media Week

BBC journalists on breaking into the industry: “say ‘yes’ to everything” and “feed the monkey”

BBC journalists at Journalism and Media Week

By Alice Young Four BBC journalists have shared their tips on breaking into the BBC – from exploring all avenues of journalism to “feeding the monkey” that is the news machine.

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Channel 4 impact in the north will take time, head of on-screen talent tells Journalism and Media Week

Channel 4 impact in the north will take time, head of on-screen talent tells Journalism and Media Week

By George Arkley The head of on-screen talent at Channel 4 today warned that it will take time for the move to Leeds to start to have an impact on the industry in the north.

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‘How movies made me’: Film critic James King to give an insight into the world of movie reviewing

‘How movies made me’: Film critic James King to give an insight into the world of movie reviewing

  By Thomas Reyer Film critic James King has been reviewing movies his entire professional career and is heading to Journalism and Media Week to chat about what that has entailed. James is one of the most well-known movie critics in the UK and has interviewed a plethora of A-list stars, from Quentin Tarantino to recently chatting to Bruce Springsteen […]

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More Than One Direction: Trinity alumni to return for panel on alternative careers for Journalism and Media graduates

More Than One Direction: Trinity alumni to return for panel on alternative careers for Journalism and Media graduates

By Richard Liddle Leeds Trinity University is to host a panel of alumni who have used the skills they developed in journalism and media degrees to achieve success in other sectors. The panel, titled More Than One Direction, is being held on Wednesday November 6 at 3pm in the Mary Hallaway Lecture Theatre, and will consist of four ex-students – […]

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Soaps and Storylines: Emmerdale Director Ian Bevitt to lead workshop at Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week

Soaps and Storylines: Emmerdale Director Ian Bevitt to lead workshop at Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week

By Immy Share Leeds Trinity University will welcome Emmerdale’s Director Ian Bevitt to Journalism and Media Week. Ian will lead a workshop for students on all things soaps and storylines. Starting his career as a media reporter on the Pontefract and Castleford Express in the 80s, Ian began his directing career 11 years later. To name a few, he has […]

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24 hours in my shoes: Producer and director Anna Dickeson talks at Journalism and Media Week 2019

24 hours in my shoes: Producer and director Anna Dickeson talks at Journalism and Media Week 2019

By Grace Pritchard Leeds Trinity University looks forward to welcoming BAFTA and RTS nominated Producer and Director, Anna Dickeson to Journalism and Media Week from November 4 to 7.  Anna has developed various series for both the BBC and Channel 4.  In her talk Anna will be discussing her experience producing and directing high-profile observational documentaries such as One Born […]

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The Athletic’s Phil Hay on ‘The future of journalism’

The Athletic’s Phil Hay on ‘The future of journalism’

By Thomas Reyer Leeds Trinity Journalism and Media Week will be welcoming The Athletic UK football writer Phil Hay to come and give his talk on The future of Journalism? this coming Wednesday. Phil was previously the chief Leeds United correspondent at the Yorkshire Evening Post, having worked with the paper for the past 15 years. He has recently begun […]

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Media and Journalism Week: Experienced journalism graduates to host Q&A session on breaking into the sports media industry

Media and Journalism Week: Experienced journalism graduates to host Q&A session on breaking into the sports media industry

By Jamie Heron Two former students from Leeds will visit Leeds Trinity University next week as a part of the annual Media and Journalism week. Ryan Parrish and David Bowers are journalism graduates and both currently work within sports media. They plan to base their talk around the different career options within sports media after going on a very similar […]

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“Remarkable, emotional and uplifting”: Blind TV presenter Amar Latif set to appear at Leeds Trinity Journalism Week

“Remarkable, emotional and uplifting”: Blind TV presenter Amar Latif set to appear at Leeds Trinity Journalism Week

By Joseph Greenough – Amar Latif will be speaking at Leeds Trinity journalism week on Thursday November 7. Amar is a TV presenter, international motivational speaker, entrepreneur and world traveller. He will be giving a lecture on overcoming his blindness and his array of accomplishments in the media industry, which are impressive by any standard. In 2005 he appeared on […]

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Broadcasting giant Jane Garvey brings her unique insight into equal pay at the BBC

Broadcasting giant Jane Garvey brings her unique insight into equal pay at the BBC

Broadcaster Jane Garvey will be speaking about her experiences as a female presenter during Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media week. Garvey presents BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour along with Jenni Murray, and the podcast Fortunately with Fi Glover. Her talk, entitled Power of Women in Broadcast- Presenting, Podcasts and Pay, will take place on Wednesday November 6 2019.  Garvey […]

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