When I tell people I’m a broadcast journalist in TV news most people usually respond with “that must’ve been very competitive”. And it’s true that when you go into journalism you expect to get knocked-back a fair few times. With yesterday’s BBC pay revelation news, transparency now seems to be trending… So I’ve decided to… Read More Broadcast Journalism: Handling rejection
Why is it that the one thing you did wrong you remember clear as day while all the things you did right melt away and get forgotten as soon as they’ve happened? I’m no psychologist but I’ve found that keeping a positivity diary or gratitude journal could help turn this around.… Read More Keeping a positivity diary or gratitude journal
When I have stuff to write, read or research I like to go to a not-too-busy, not-too-noisy coffee shop. Here are my top picks in central London.. CAMPUS: 4-5 Bonhill St, Shoreditch, London EC2A 4BX This is google’s cafe for entrepreneurs, start-up projects and freelancers. You have to sign up & become a member before you… Read More Central London coffee shops to write in
I’m lucky enough to have a few friends who live in Paris, so when David and I went there in February we had a brilliant list of recommendations ready for a brilliant weekend. 3 days is plenty long enough for a Paris trip. Here is what we got up to and ten tips if you’re… Read More A weekend in Paris
The title: WHO WON THE TV ELECTION ON THE NIGHT? The guest speakers: all four editors of election night TV programmes. Sam Woodhouse from the BBC, Alex Chandler from ITV, Cristina Nicolotti Squires from Sky and Ian Rumsey from Channel 4 / ITN productions. The very hot and sticky room at the Groucho club on… Read More Media Society Event: Election night TV
During my two weeks of work experience at Channel 5 News in summer 2015 I was lucky enough to spend a morning at Buckingham Palace, help create news packages, book experts to appear on 5 News Tonight and see correspondents deliver live reports from Westminster. If you’re looking to do work experience there too, keep… Read More Behind the scenes at Channel 5 News
When you work full time you are apart from your partner for about 40 hours each week. If you work in different sectors, like me and my husband do, you’ll might be curious what their daily grind involves. I decided to invade my other half’s workplace and find out! My husband and I work in very… Read More Take your wife to work week?