CV

Profile

A highly motivated and tenacious journalism graduate with experience of writing for online magazines, newspapers and student publications, looking for an opportunity to develop a career in online content, features and lifestyle writing and broadcast journalism.

Education

2015-2018 BA (Hons) Journalism (First Class)

                    London Metropolitan University

  • Topics include: Newsroom production, Broadcast Journalism, Fashion and Styling, Media Law and Ethics, Advanced Reporting Skills
  • Familiar with In-Design, Audition and Audacity
  • Competent user of MS Office including Excel, Word and Project

Employment Experience

Jul 2018- Aug 2018  Freelance Online and Digital Content contributor

                      Time Inc Media- Woman and Celebs Now

  • Write precise copy to tight deadlines and exact word count
  • Write to exact house style for each publication
  • Source images and edit on photoshop
  • Upload copy onto CMS with correct SEO
  • Schedule social media posts to drive engagement to website

Feb 2017- Present Presenter of ‘The Student Surgery Show’

                                   Hoxton Radio, London   

  • Interview musicians and bands live on-air
  • Produce interview packages
  • Write previews/reviews for online content
  • Update Myriad with new songs including intros, outdoors and checking levels
  • Produce own content for a weekly one hour show
  • Represent Hoxton Radio at prestigious events including London Fashion Week

 

May 2016- May 2018 Editor

                                   Verve Magazine, London Metropolitan University

  • Source original and relevant stories aimed at university students
  • Contribute ideas and lead discussions at editorial meetings
  • Provide ideas for both features and design
  • Make editorial changes to final draft of the magazine
  • Commission work for each issue

Apr 2017- Work Placement

ITV News, London

  • Shadowed Consumer Editor Chris Choi
  • Researched upcoming projects
  • Liaised with scientists and academics to set up interviews
  • On location filming
  • Oversaw and contributed to the making and editing of a News at 6pm item

June 2017- Present Freelance Reporter

                                   Noctis Magazine, London

  • Write original features for online content
  • Interview musicians, artists, fashion designers for online content
  • Contribute ideas at editorial meetings
  • Have a strong presence on all social media outlets including Twitter and Instagram
  • Work to exact word count

 

June 2016 & June 2017- TV Presenter Ladies Day @ Ascot

                                 ProSieben TV, Germany

  • Interview the public about their outfits
  • Present to camera throughout the day
  • Vox Pops with the public summing up their Ascot experience

 

Feb 2016- Present Freelance Reporter

                                 Times Series, Watford

  • Work to tight deadlines
  • Turn press releases into accurate news copy
  • Liaise with local councils
  • Represent the Times Series at events

Achievements

Elected as Student Ambassador, 2016/17- 2017/18

  • Acted as point of contact for student enquiries
  • Mentored local school children within the Widening Participation project
  • Conducted campus tours for prospective students
  • Represented the university during HE fairs, UCAS events and Open Days

London Met Magazine Awards 2018

  • Winner of Best Live Event Article
  • Runner Up of Best Statistical Feature
  • Runner Up of Best News Feature

Additional Skills and Hobbies

Full UK Driving License

Professional Cheerleader

References

References available on request.

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