Martha Hewett
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Martha Hewett

Broadcast JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
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Martha Hewett

Broadcast JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
A BJTC accredited journalist and producer. I am an MA graduate from City University and have both training and experience in television, radio and editorial journalism. I am currently working as an editorial producer for factual content and was a freelance researcher for news programmes and documentaries beforehand. I am particularly interested in investigative journalism, social and current affairs. My passions outside of the professional realm include film, reading, travel and criminology.
Work history
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    Editorial ProducerBarcroft Studios
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Barcroft Studios produces high-end television and digital content for the world’s leading networks, creating premium popular factual programming for the world’s leading broadcasters, such as the BBC and Channel 4, amongst others. Currently, I research, pitch, cast, develop, script and produce viral video content for YouTube, Facebook Watch, BBC3 and others. My stories have appeared in national and global publications.
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    ResearcherQuicksilver Media
     - Oxford, United KingdomInternship
    Internship at one of the most sought-after production companies for current affairs documentaries for major television broadcasters. Working on Channel 4's Unreported World series.
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Skills
  • TV Presenting
  • Radio Presenting
  • Writing
  • Reporting
  • Producing
  • Casting
  • Journalism
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Digital Journalism
  • Cultural Journalism
Education
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    Master of Arts in Broadcast Journalism City University London
     - London, United Kingdom
    Awarded a Merit and Distinction for Final Project (Documentary)
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    BA (Hons) English Literature 2:1University of Manchester
     - Manchester, United Kingdom
    Notable modules: Gender & Sexuality, Transnational Shakespeare, Crime & Law Fiction of the 19th century, Postcolonial Fiction and Film, Theory and Text, Literature and History. Dissertation title (awarded a First): “Half victims, half accomplices, like everyone else”: to what extent do the wives in Othello and The Great Gatsby fall prostate to their husbands’ tyrannical pursuits? Was awarded the Elizabeth Gaskell Memorial Award in September 2015 by The Gaskell Society. Presented by the screenwriter Andrew Davies on behalf of The University of Manchester’s Arts, Languages and Cultures School and The Gaskell Society at the Manchester Literature Festival, 2015.
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    Elizabeth Gaskell Memorial PrizeThe University of Manchester
    The Elizabeth Gaskell Memorial Prize, presented by the screenwriter Andrew Davies. I was awarded this prize on behalf of The University of Manchester’s Arts, Languages and Cultures School and The Gaskell Society at the Manchester Literature Festival, 2015.