Post Tagged with: “Journalism and Media Week”

BBC Newsbeat highlights local radio experience as the “vital training ground” for aspiring journalists

Paul Stanworth and Roisin Hastie at Journalism and Media Week

By Alice Young BBC Newsbeat’s Paul Stanworth and Roisin Hastie have told aspiring journalists at Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week that local radio is an invaluable training ground. Paul Stanworth, deputy editor of BBC Newsbeat, and Roisin Hastie, newsreader for Greg James’ Radio 1 Breakfast show, both started their journalism careers in local newsrooms. Both highlighted the key […]

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Emmerdale director Ian Bevitt gives Leeds Trinity University students big break as he declares: “Everybody in this room is a director!”

Emmerdale director Ian Bevitt gives Leeds Trinity University students big break as he declares: “Everybody in this room is a director!”

By Immy Share Ian Bevitt turned his audience of students into directors at Leeds Trinity University today during a workshop on Soaps and Storylines as part of Journalism and Media Week. He did so by handing out blank sheets of paper asking his audience of those aspiring to break into the media industry to storyboard interpretations of three random sentences […]

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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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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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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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Good Morning Britain’s Katy Rickitt to talk bed-hopping at Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week

Good Morning Britain’s Katy Rickitt to talk bed-hopping at Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week

By Immy Share Leeds Trinity University alumna Katy Rickitt, who is the news correspondent for Good Morning Britain, will return to the university next Monday for Journalism and Media week. Katy will give a talk about the unexpected travelling around the country which comes with her job. However, this is not the only country which Katy has travelled round for […]

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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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Traditional practices still have their place in newsrooms, says YEP editor

Traditional practices still have their place in newsrooms, says YEP editor

One of the biggest issues in modern journalism is young people are ignoring traditional practices, according to media experts. Hannah Thaxter, editor of the Yorkshire Evening Post, attended Journalism and Media Week at Leeds Trinity University to run a workshop that looked at the more traditional practices of journalism and where they fit in the modern world. The session included […]

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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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