Post Tagged with: “Journalism”

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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The dark side of The Sun: Former Trinity student talks about his 10 years in showbiz journalism

The dark side of The Sun: Former Trinity student talks about his 10 years in showbiz journalism

by Abbey Maclure and Harry McMullen Tommy Holgate, former showbiz and comedy writer at The Sun, returned to Leeds Trinity University today to talk about his dynamic career. After a decade of working at the biggest selling newspaper in the UK, Tommy sought a change in career and is now studying for a masters in Health and Wellbeing here at […]

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Top features editor Elizabeth Archer returns to her roots

Top features editor Elizabeth Archer returns to her roots

by James Fountain Elizabeth Archer, features editor of the Daily Express, returns to Leeds Trinity University for its upcoming Journalism and Media Week, where she will speak on 5 November. A recent graduate of Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism MA in November 2015, Archer has rapidly established herself in the industry. She is sure to attract the attention of current undergraduate […]

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One Show editor to bring key message of versatility at Leeds Trinity Journalism Week

One Show editor to bring key message of versatility at Leeds Trinity Journalism Week

By Tom Clayton BBC TV editor Sandy Smith is set to pass on the benefit of his expertise at Leeds Trinity University during Journalism and Media Week 2018. The current editor of The One Show will discuss all things TV when he gives his talk in the Mary Hallaway lecture theatre on Monday. Sandy is linked to the University through […]

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