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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsTV Broadcast Journalist - Radio Broadcast Journalist - TV Presenter

About me

Driven to achieving my ambition of working in the Broadcasting industry. I am searching for every available opportunity to exercise my passion for presenting Television as a News Anchor. I am a confident communicator and versatile in my approach, my motivational attitude has lead to varied experiences within the Broadcasting industry, demonstrative of my dedication and commitment to developing my skill set.

Skills

  • Presenting
  • Camera Operating
  • Adobe Audition
  • Avid
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Interviewing
  • Editing
  • Myriad Playout
  • Public Speaking
  • Script Writing

Work history

2016

Journalist

That's TV

Oct 2015 - Mar 2016
  • Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Fulfilled a variety of different roles including producer, reporter, video operator and video editor. Creating and entire news story from the ground up, handling all different aspects connected with producing a news story from start to finish.

2015

Journalist

T'HUD Magazine

Sep 2015 - May 2015
  • Huddersfield, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • I wrote reviews of new albums, shows and DVD releases. I also produced articles that would go more in depth about the musicians and the people behind the music- these pieces usually include an interview with the band/artist which would usually take place after a gig.

2015

Press Publicist

Audioboom

Jun 2015 - Jul 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Creating content for the website, researching into current showbiz news, create interview questions and put together events calendars. Included attending well-known events in London to shadow the interviews arranged.

2016

Radio Station Manager

Radio HUD

Sep 2014 - Jul 2016
  • Huddersfield, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • As the Deputy Station Manager and Head of Programming, I lead a programming team on a student radio station, ensuring that they produced programming which reached the creative and commercial needs of the station. I also recruited, trained and developed my team until they meet my expectations, and undertook day-to-day management of all staff in the programming departments, encouraging creativity and commercial awareness. I oversaw the work of the programming team and worked closely with the Station Manager.

2015

Press and Social Media Officer

Star Radio

Aug 2014 - Feb 2015
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Attended various events around Cambridgeshire with a team of representatives promoting the radio station, informing listeners of current competitions via social media and taking photos to upload onto the website. Learnt the importance of maintaining a relationship with the audience and understanding what they want.

2013

Radio Broadcast Assistant

B-SIDE Project

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Interviewed celebrities at various festivals around the UK. Each festival was varied and interviews were privately pre-arranged. Gained confidence with interviewing techniques having interviewed the likes of Disclosure, Enter Shikari, Bastille, The 1975 and Ella Eyre.

2013

Assistant Producer

Cambridge 105

May 2013 - Oct 2013
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Helped produce content for shows, along with researching, finding guests and interviews.

Education

2016

BA(Hons) Broadcast Journalism

The University of Huddersfield

Sep 2013 - Jun 2016
  • Huddersfield, United Kingdom

2013

Radio Journalism

Cambridge Regional College

Sep 2012 - Jun 2013
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom

2012

Film and Television Production

Cambridge Regional College

Sep 2010 - Jun 2012
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom

2010

Creative Media Production

Long Road Sixth Form

Aug 2009 - Jun 2010
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom

Awards

2016

Media Personality of theYear 2015-16

The University of Huddersfield's Students Union

  • The Student Media Personality of the Year award is given to someone who has been involved in a media society and shown creativity, innovation and professionalism in the work they have done. Someone that is always reliable and often goes the extra mile.

2016

Long Time Standing Award

Radio HUD

  • An award given to the longest serving members of the radio station.

2016

Leavers Award 2016

Radio HUD

  • An award given to hardest working members of the station that are departing.

2015

Special Recognition Award

Radio HUD

  • An award given to the person who has put in the most time, effort and dedication towards the radio station.

2015

Best Celebrity Vox Pop of the Year 2015

Radio HUD

  • An award given to the person who managed to record the best celebrity sound bite. Mine was with Jon Snow from Channel4 news.