Post Tagged with: “Journalism”

This is me, and I’m fantastic! The philosophy of self-love and authenticity that built Siobhan Greene’s career

This is me, and I’m fantastic! The philosophy of self-love and authenticity that built Siobhan Greene’s career

By Joseph Greenough Leeds Trinity Journalism and Media week welcomed veteran TV producer Siobhan Greene today, who electrified the room with laughter and charisma.

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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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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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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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Head of CIPR highlights false representation of PR in the media

Head of CIPR highlights false representation of PR in the media

By Tom Clayton Leeds Trinity alumna Sarah Hall spoke of the different strands of public relations as she discussed how the discipline is represented in the media. The current president of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations used herself as an example when discussing how PR is portrayed in modern journalism and television in a talk for Leeds Trinity’s Journalism […]

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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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Channel 4 move offers fresh hope for students

Channel 4 move offers fresh hope for students

By Matty Ramage Channel 4’s recent announcement that they have chosen Leeds for their new headquarters could spark a rise in the number of reporters from Yorkshire. Ella Griffith, a producer at Sky, said: “We’re hearing a lot of rumours of them having newsrooms and studios here and anchoring bulletins and that means you represent a place better.” She added: […]

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Practice makes perfect: BT Sport football reporter Andy May reveals his tips for breaking into the sports journalism industry

Practice makes perfect: BT Sport football reporter Andy May reveals his tips for breaking into the sports journalism industry

By Daniel Swales With a wealth of experience in the field of sports journalism to share, BT Sport football reporter Andy May today emphasised the importance of practising broadcast and written journalism skills ahead of going into the industry. Andy was speaking as part of Leeds Trinity’s Journalism and Media week, having worked for a range of employers including the BBC, […]

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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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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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