Post Tagged with: “Journalism and Media Week”

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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Graduates offer career advice to journalism and media students

Graduates offer career advice to journalism and media students

By Charlotte Lascelles Four graduates of Leeds Trinity University returned for Journalism and Media Week 2018 to talk about their experiences post-university. The graduates – Otis Holmes, Charlotte Regen, Xanthe Palmer and Becky Hammill – took part in a panel session with current students to talk about their experiences of working in the industry, as well as offering advice on […]

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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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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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God and the Gogglebox – Rev Kate Bottley returns to Leeds Trinity

God and the Gogglebox – Rev Kate Bottley returns to Leeds Trinity

by Abbey Maclure Reverend Kate Bottley, star of Channel 4’s award-winning Gogglebox and Leeds Trinity graduate, will be returning to the university on Wednesday 7 November. The reality star will deliver a talk on her impressive and varied career, from studying at Leeds Trinity to becoming a priest, journalist and presenter. Kate will join a line-up of accomplished speakers for […]

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