As MTV's Social Responsibility Intern I work across number of sub-divisions: The MTV Staying Alive Foundation - Within MTV’s HIV prevention charity I have implemented and am am currently co-managing a new fundraising initiative based around university students. I have overseen a number of new campaigns and events as well as completing grant applications and managing and writing content for the MTV Staying Alive blog. MTV Life - Within MTV's international content team I worked with the Social Responsibility Content Editor to launch a new tab on the MTV website dedicated to pro-social content. I devise monthly content plans for written and video content including interviews with high profile talent, long-form articles and outsourced guest blogs. I ensure that each piece was written/produced either by me or the base of contributors to the site. I also cover reactive news stories as they happen as a part of the wider news team. MTV Breaks - I worked on logistics and coordination on the ground at last years European Music Awards as well as assisting with the running of a number of workshops and sessions around the event. I also devise and create video and written content revolving around getting young people their first break within a wide range of industries for online and on air.
Regular contributor conducting interviews and writing features, news, album and live reviews for both print and online. Play a part in major editorial decisions as a member of an active contributor base.
Regular contributor writing features, album and live reviews for both print and online.
Digital Assistant at leading music and entertainment PR company. Working with clients ranging from A-list celebrities to up-and-coming band and artists, manage social media channels and direct to-fan services. Aid in collation of press and online coverage, research towards campaigns and other assistance to all press teams.
Studied a number of optional modules tailored towards a comprehensive knowledge of digital media, social media and the creative industries. Dissertation surrounding the use of social media in modern journalism. Active contributor to a range of student media..