Review: My Paperchase by Sir Harold Evans.

What was your favourite gift you were given at Christmas? When starting my journalism course (you can read more about it here) one of my teachers mentioned Harold Evans. A lot. So, I googled him-and asked for his biography My Paperchase, for Christmas. In retrospect, this seemed rather apt, given the trade I'm training for. After reading it, … Continue reading Review: My Paperchase by Sir Harold Evans.

Interview: Cristina Criddle, Broadcast journalist for the BBC, and lifestyle & travel Blogger.

On par with an Instagram poll, I'll be increasing the journalism content here on the blog. For today's post, I spoke to Cristina Criddle, a BBC broadcast journalist. Not only does she a job at an organisation I would love to work for, she is also a lifestyle and travel blogger at CriddleMeThis.com. I spoke … Continue reading Interview: Cristina Criddle, Broadcast journalist for the BBC, and lifestyle & travel Blogger.

100 thoughts I have had about being on a journalism course.

Starting my NCTJ qualification left me with a lot of thoughts; in fact, my head is very rarely not buzzing with story ideas, questions, shorthand outlines, snatches of poetry, possible drawings. So: I thought I would share 100 thoughts that I have had about being on this course with you. Some may be cynical, sarcastic, … Continue reading 100 thoughts I have had about being on a journalism course.

The best networking takes place on your break.

What's your routine on Saturday? At 9:15, I start the first topic lecture (currently Law), with a lunch break in-between, with Shorthand later. In Law, we learn about things such as Defamation, libel-with things such as Untold (Podcast), and Harry Evans (brilliant journalist) thrown in. But the break is where 'magic' happens. Among the food-a … Continue reading The best networking takes place on your break.