Amelia Jabry
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Amelia Jabry

Freelance Film Maker/JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
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Amelia Jabry
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Amelia Jabry

Freelance Film Maker/JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
BA Social Anthropology graduate from LSE. Incoming MPhil student at Cambridge university. Freelance journalist, filmmaker, and designer. Currently I am researching how our activity on social media and networked activism can help environmental issues. Check out my website for my film, illustration, and journalistic portfolio.
Work history
    The Telegraph logo
    The Telegraph logo
    JournalistThe Telegraph
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    I worked with the Telegraph Women's Sport department writing articles and features on big names in women's sport. I worked in a busy news room and had tight deadlines to write up press releases and articles. I also worked outside the office, covering live matches for the Premier 15s. Lastly, while working there I managed the TWS social media outlets, scheduling posts, meeting with management and design teams to organise campaigns. As part of this I also created animations, videos and digital illustrations to go on the Telegraph social channels using the Adobe suite.
    The Sunday Times logo
    The Sunday Times logo
    JournalistThe Sunday Times
     - FranceInternship
    Over July, I have worked for the Sunday Times, following the whole of the Tour de France. I have written features pieces for the Sunday Times Sports section. As part of this role I was also responsible for shooting, scripting, and editing short documentary style videos that would be viewed social media. The videos received between 10k-20k views and helped increase the following of the twitter account I was managing to 74.3k followers. This was an intense role where there was constant travel, tight deadlines for articles and online posts. I attended multiple press conferences in French and English and worked to transcribe them and interview key people of interest.
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Skills
  • Adobe
  • Film
  • Documentary
  • Design
  • Writing
  • Journalism
  • Art
  • Editing
Education
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    MPhil Sociology of Media and CultureCambridge University
    Cambridge, United Kingdom
    My research is focussing on social media, networked activism, the attention economy and its links to the environment.
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    BA Social AnthropologyLSE
     - London, United Kingdom
    1st Class Result Modules of note: Module: Anthropology of Social Media - Research essay discussing whether social media leads to new kinds of work exploitation. - Filmed an autoethnography video about attention and distraction on social media. Module: Documentary film making - I researched, produced, shot and edited highquality short documentaries. Topics include: food waste, and stereotypes in sport. Module: The Anthropology of Text and Film - The course provided training in looking at film and text anthropologically bringing together the various elements of cultural and social life analysed by anthropologists.