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How blindness made me see: The trials and travels of Amar Latif

How blindness made me see: The trials and travels of Amar Latif

By Joseph Greenough A globetrotting TV presenter believes suddenly going blind as a teenager changed his life – by encouraging him to be more positive.

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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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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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“Half of film-making is fire-fighting” – Leeds-born Oscar nominee lists the skills needed to be a successful director.

“Half of film-making is fire-fighting” – Leeds-born Oscar nominee lists the skills needed to be a successful director.

By Jamie Heron A Leeds-born film and TV director who constructed sheds to fund his Oscar-nominated short film has spoken about his experience of being a director. Jamie Donoughue started off filming music videos for local bands in Leeds before he was stranded in Kosovo following a volcano eruption in 2010. After initially being stuck in Kosovo for five weeks, […]

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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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24 hours in my shoes: Producer and director Anna Dickeson talks at Journalism and Media Week 2019

24 hours in my shoes: Producer and director Anna Dickeson talks at Journalism and Media Week 2019

By Grace Pritchard Leeds Trinity University looks forward to welcoming BAFTA and RTS nominated Producer and Director, Anna Dickeson to Journalism and Media Week from November 4 to 7.  Anna has developed various series for both the BBC and Channel 4.  In her talk Anna will be discussing her experience producing and directing high-profile observational documentaries such as One Born […]

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Leeds court reporter Stephanie Finnegan speaks out about social media backlash after Tommy Robinson case

Leeds court reporter Stephanie Finnegan speaks out about social media backlash after Tommy Robinson case

Court reporter Stephanie Finnegan has described how she dealt with the social media backlash from what she labelled the biggest court story in 2018.

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Covering issues that matter a worthwhile challenge, says Leeds documentary maker Anna Hall

Covering issues that matter a worthwhile challenge, says Leeds documentary maker Anna Hall

by Abbey Maclure Investigative documentary-maker Anna Hall has stressed the challenging nature of filming emotional social issues at a talk at Leeds Trinity on Tuesday. Anna has won multiple awards for her hard-hitting documentaries, such as BBC One’s Behind Closed Doors, which followed Thames Valley Police domestic violence unit. Speaking at Leeds Trinity’s Journalism and Media Week, she stressed that […]

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“Say yes” Leeds Trinity alumni tell journalist students

“Say yes” Leeds Trinity alumni tell journalist students

  By Elisha Atkinson Four Leeds Trinity graduates today highlighted the importance of saying yes to any opportunity, in order to ‘get your foot in the door’.  They were speaking at a panel as part of Leeds Trinity’s Journalism and Media Week. Xanthe Palmer initially got into Radio Leeds covering sport, although this is not her area of expertise. She said: “To be honest […]

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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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