Ceysun Dixon
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Ceysun Dixon

Masters graduateLondon, United Kingdom
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Ceysun Dixon
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Ceysun Dixon

Masters graduateLondon, United Kingdom
Work history
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    Editorial AssistantSportspro
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    Editorial assistant at global sports publisher Sportspro, tasked with sourcing, pitching and writing original international sports stories for its website. • Sourced stories ranging from the NFL to the NBA for publication and pitched these at daily morning conferences, turning these into publishable content throughout the day. • Uploaded features and news stories to the company’s CMS, tailoring content for SEO and utilising its analytics system to rewrite content to maximise reach when appropriate. • Selected and edited images using Canva to publish alongside online content.
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    Junior reporterHampstead and Highgate
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    Junior reporter at a provincial newspaper, tasked to procure original news stories, through the utilisation of online resources and consultations with personal contacts. • I translated press releases into news stories, led interviews with sources in person and over the phone later turning them into publishable content, wrote features on my own initiative and corresponded with delegates of various organisations to verify or further potential news stories. • Made Journalistic requests to PR & Press offices. • I took on a various assignments, interviewing the owner of a notorious cereal bar, sourcing content to fill a seven day section of the newspaper and also personally arranging an audience with a mentalist and writing a feature piece based on him for immediate publication.
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Skills
  • Copywriting
  • Sub-editing
  • Brand Storytelling
  • Journalism
  • Article Writing
  • Content and Media Writing
  • Editing
  • Broadcast Journalism
Education
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    MastersUniversity of Kent
     - Gillingham, United Kingdom
    MA Multimedia Journalism, (Merit)
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    Bachelor of Arts (BA) Kingston University
     - London, United Kingdom
    BA (Hons) Journalism, (First class)
Awards
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    Visual journalist of the year 2016Kingston University
    Recipient of Kingston University’s 2016 “Visual Journalist of the Year” award, with nominations in the “Digital” and “Interviewer” of the year categories.