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?
A seismic shift in outlook inspires Hannah to academic success This was an article written about me on the Sussex University website… *** The earthquake and tsunami in Japan in 2011 prompted Hannah Gray (nee Clifton) to give up a glamorous musical theatre career and pursue a career in journalism. Hannah’s previous line of work… Read More Well it’s not everyday you are in the news…
It’s two years since the Rana Plaza garment factory collapsed on 24th April 2013 and, in outrage, some of us have been avoiding stores that were producing clothing there; I’m wondering have these boycotts worked? The Rana Plaza Building Collapses. Photograph: Rijans/Fickr Over 1,100 people were killed and thousands more were injured after the factory… Read More Two years after Rana Plaza: Has fashion boycotting worked?
Today I got the opportunity to learn from some of the biggest names in British journalism at the Polis 2015 conference, on journalism and elections, at the London School of Economics. The sixth annual Polis conference included speakers such as: Andrew Marr, Adam Boulton, Mary Ann Sieghart, along with 40 other influential journos from across… Read More Tips from BBC’s Andrew Marr, Sky’s Adam Boulton & more…
1. Once you have good command of the facts, think about how to MAKE THE READER CARE. 2. Draw the reader in by writing an introduction that reveals there is something really good coming up. The introduction is by far the most important part. If you don’t entice the reader, they’ll feel bored… Read More 10 Storytelling Tips I love
On Wednesday 25th February Professor Roy Greenslade held a journalism masterclass at Sussex University on ‘the British media landscape in 2015’. The media commentator for the Guardian, and columnist at the Evening Standard, has an enviable CV including the editor position at the Daily Mirror and is now a professor of journalism at City University. A… Read More Journalism master class with Roy Greenslade