Post Tagged with: “documentary”

“I travel the world to give a voice to the voiceless” – Sahar Zand, the refugee turned documentary-maker

Sahar Zand filming in Sahara Desert

Alice Young speaks to Sahar Zand about her journey from refugee to award-winning reporter. They came to her home and took her father away. Her mother then said, “we’re leaving”, and she never saw her home again. “I left Iran a confused, lost and terrified child who felt invisible – but my experiences along the way are the reason I […]

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Young journalists are gaining more skills and opportunities from small media companies, than from national broadcasters

Young journalists are gaining more skills and opportunities from small media companies, than from national broadcasters

Alumni: (From left to right) Charlie Wainwright, Lauren Smith-Jones and Ben Ramsdale with host Mike Best. By George Arkley Young journalists have the chance to gain a wealth of experience in smaller production companies rather than on national training schemes, a recent graduate has said. Charlie Wainwright, a Leeds Trinity University (LTU) journalism graduate, returned to her roots to tell […]

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Yorkshire Vet creator Paul Stead says research is the key to a big TV break

Yorkshire Vet creator Paul Stead says research is the key to a big TV break

by James Fountain The creator of a series of top television documentary shows, including The Yorkshire Vet, has told students hoping to break into the industry that research is the key to success. Appearing at the 10th Journalism and Media Week at Leeds Trinity University, Paul Stead spoke candidly about breaking into the highly competitive television industry. Managing director of Daisybeck […]

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