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Ed Stilliard

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Work history


Senior Reporter

The Daily Echo

Jul 2012
  • Multi-media Reporter, Southern Daily Echo, (Newsquest group), Southampton, August 2012 –present • Report on a broad variety of topics, from reporting on breaking news, to in-depth features and providing comprehensive coverage of the arts and culture scene across Hampshire; • Source, produce and use multimedia, such as images and video, from taking photos to using social media to supplement stories and illustrate articles, including commissioning computer graphics; • Uploading attention-grabbing news stories and photo galleries to the websites of the Southern Daily Echo and other associated newspaper sites, helping to increase the online audience; • Responsibility for sourcing and producing content of a weekly newspaper, The Romsey Advertiser, both in print and online; • Responsible for updating the website and social media pages of the Romsey Advertiser on a daily and delivering engaging content to readers in the area; • Trusted to set my own tasks on a daily basis and work to deadlines ahead of a weekly print deadline; • Update and maintain rolling newsfeeds, breaking news and live blogs by providing exciting, enticing and informative content on a continuous basis throughout the week; • Create, write and source articles from an extensive network of contacts for the highly-regarded Entertainments section and organise them for editorial use both in print and online; • Art correspondent, reviewing local exhibitions in the southern UK art community and writing about art events and stories.


Multimedia Reporter

The Hinckley Times

Jun 2007 - Jun 2012
  • • Responsibilty for writing news, features and entertainments for two weekly papers – The Hinckley Times and the Nuneaton Tribune; • Sourced, produced and used multimedia to supplement stories both in print and online; • Created and sourced stories from an extensive network of contacts for the Entertainments section.



PG Dip Journalism

De Montfort University

Aug 2006 - Jun 2007
  • Post graduate diploma in journalism


BA History of Art

University of Leicester

Aug 2002 - May 2005
  • History of Art