About/CV

You can find my LinkedIn here to see all of my work or continue on this page for my work experience & education.

I am a freelance journalist and third year journalism student at the University of Lincoln. My course is fully accredited by the NCTJ, BJTC and PPA. I am familiar with all aspects of multiplatform journalism, including interviewing, article writing for a target audience, newspaper & magazine design, video & audio editing, photography and website design. I have relevant training in media law and ethical codes of conduct. I have 100wpm shorthand, and I am experienced in court reporting, feature writing and news writing. I am passionate about women’s issues, lifestyle and photography as well as magazine and website design.

Media Experience:

MORTONS MEDIA GROUP LTD. 9 – 20 JANUARY 2017.
Creating online and printed content, designing magazine pages, cleaning up and editing photos, analysing market research and pitching new ideas for apps.

HULL DAILY MAIL. 2 – 6 JANUARY 2017.
Pitching and creating online and printed content. Researching articles and interviewing local people. Sharing my articles via social media.

THE LINC (STUDENT PAPER), DEPUTY STYLE EDITOR. 2016 – PRESENT.
Pitching, distributing and writings articles, uploading content to the website and editing articles sent to me and making sure all images do not infringe copyright laws. Sharing content on social media.

KETTLEMAG ONLINE, FREELANCE CONTRIBUTOR. 2014 – 2016.
Pitching and creating content for the website. Choosing photos to illustrate my articles, uploading content to be checked over by my editors, sharing my work on social media.

WYKE COLLEGE NEWSPAPER (STUDENT PAPER), MUSIC EDITOR. 2012 – 2014.
Pitching, creating and distributing articles as well as proofreading and uploading articles sent to me.

 

Education:

UNIVERSITY OF LINCOLN. 2014 – 2017.
Journalism BA Hons.

WYKE SIXTH FORM COLLEGE. 2012 – 2014.
Three A Levels at ABB. Two AS Levels at AB.

KELVIN HALL SCHOOL. 2007 – 2012.
Twelves GCSEs at A*- C.

 

Interests:

I am Social Secretary for my university’s Feminism Society and a member of both the Photography and Vegan/Vegetarian Society’s. I enjoy walking, reading, going to the gym and travelling.

 

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