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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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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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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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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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Meet Nina Hossain, the Yorkshire-born journalist with an endless CV

Meet Nina Hossain, the Yorkshire-born journalist with an endless CV

By Charlotte Lascelles Huddersfield-born Nina Hossain will be amongst various industry speakers at Leeds Trinity University’s Journalism and Media Week. Now in its tenth year, Journalism Week has seen its fair share of interesting people and this year will be no exception. From One Show editor, Sandy Smith, to former Tory politician turned prison chaplain, Jonathon Aitken, speakers will be […]

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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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Successful crown court reporter to attend Journalism Week at LTU

Successful crown court reporter to attend Journalism Week at LTU

By Elisha Atkinson Local crown court reporter Stephanie Finnegan will attend Leeds Trinity University’s 10th Journalism and Media Week which begins on Monday 5 November.   The four-day event allows budding journalists to attend workshops hosted by journalism professionals in order to network and develop an understanding of the industry.  Stephanie Finnegan, who works for LeedsLive and ExaminerLive recently successfully challenged Leeds Crown Court’s decision to postpone reporting […]

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VIDEO: Ex Coronation Street actor Deborah McAndrew becomes Leeds Trinity University’s new Chancellor

VIDEO: Ex Coronation Street actor Deborah McAndrew becomes Leeds Trinity University’s new Chancellor

WATCH: Yorkshire-born playwright and actor Deborah McAndrew, who starred as Angie Freeman in TV soap Coronation Street,

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