Category Archives: Studentdom

Video for online – too much of a niche market?

‘Video for online’ is one of the NCTJ modules that my university’s chosen to make compulsory for us. Apart from giving us an excellent opportunity to bugger about with professional-level kit (just how far can you zoom in on someone’s … Continue reading

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Local news reporting – no thanks

(note: this post was written some 36 hours before one of my NCTJ* exams. Therefore, my feelings towards the NCTJ and local news reporting in general are, at this moment in time, less than charitable) Drudgery is something nobody wants … Continue reading

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Working for the ‘Evil Empire’ part 2

As all good things must come to an end, so must my work experience placement at the Sunday Times. It’s been an interesting two weeks and I’ve definitely picked up some very useful skills, but very little in the way … Continue reading

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Working for the ‘Evil Empire’

I had a real stroke of luck the other day. The MA course I’m on has been running for a few years now, and the majority of graduates have worked their way quite firmly into the industry. One of these … Continue reading

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