Matt Solomons

Matt Solomons

StudentLondon, United Kingdom
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Matt Solomons

Matt Solomons

StudentLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Motivated, driven and ambitious History undergraduate. Currently studying at Iowa State University on a study abroad programme from the University of Exeter with experience in media. Seeking internship for Summer 2019.
Projects
  • Branding for The Falmouth Anchor's Bottle Match Varsity 2018 coverage
    Branding for The Falmouth Anchor's Bottle Match Varsity 2018 coveragehttp://www.falmouth-anchor.co.uk/category/sport/bottle-match/ https://www.facebook.com/pg/thefalmouthanchor/photos/?tab=albums Alongside being the Project Manager, which included coordinating live Twitter coverage and match reports during the 116th Bottle Match Varsity tournament between Camborne School of Mines (University of Exeter) and Royal School of Mines (Imperial College London), I also designed all of the branding used by The Falmouth Anchor for this event This included creating a sel
  • Marketing Banner for The Falmouth Anchor
    Marketing Banner for The Falmouth AnchorHere is the marketing banner which I designed in 2018 using Photoshop for The Falmouth Anchor whilst serving as Editor-in-Chief It is used when the publication attends fairs and events when there are opportunities to recruit more writers
  • The Falmouth Anchor - May 2017 Edition
    The Falmouth Anchor - May 2017 Editionhttps://issuu.com/falmouthanchor/docs/may_170501_fxu Here is the issuu link to the final regular edition of The Falmouth Anchor from May 2017 While I did NOT design this publication, I led its production as Editor-in-Chief by writing and sourcing articles, photos and illustrations, with the support of the editorial team, as well as having the final say on its look and layout
  • Freelance Articles for GiveMeSport
    Freelance Articles for GiveMeSporthttps://www.givemesport.com/matt-solomons Here is the link to my stories on football and FIFA for GiveMeSport which generated over 500,000 total views
  • A Level Media Studies Coursework
    A Level Media Studies CourseworkHere are screenshots from a mock website I designed on Photoshop for a fictional young adult film as part of my A Level Media Studies coursework in 2016 The intention was for the marketing of this 'film' to be immersive as if the competing factions in the narrative existed in real life
  • Cookbook Project for History Degree Coursework
    Cookbook Project for History Degree Courseworkhttps://issuu.com/mattsolomons/docs/combinepdf__2_ Here is the issuu link to the cookbook I designed using Photoshop for my second year History module 'History in the Anthropocene' taken in 2018 The idea was to create a cookbook which provided eco-friendly recipes which were inspired by history to combat climate change
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Work history
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    Editor-in-ChiefThe Falmouth Anchor
     - Penryn, United KingdomFull Time
    • Elected as Editor-in-Chief by student body at annual general meeting • Oversaw and led production of final issue of monthly newspaper directing editorial team • Responsible for maintaining and developing online presence on website and social media • Shortlisted for ‘Best Newcomer Publication’ at Student Publication Association National Awards 2018 • Shortlisted for ‘Best Media Society’ at National Societies Awards 2018
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    Online Sports EditorThe Falmouth Anchor
     - Penryn, United KingdomFull Time
    • Responsible for sourcing and editing student-written sports articles to be published online • Operated Facebook group for university sports teams to post results to feature in weekly round-up • Project-managed and led extensive coverage of world’s second-oldest Varsity match between Camborne School of Mines & Royal School of Mines in February 2018 (www.falmouth-anchor.co.uk/category/sport/bottle-match/)
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Skills
  • Marketing
  • Journalism
  • Photoshop
Education
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    Study Abroad ProgrammeIowa State University
    Ames, United States
    • Currently taking classes in: American Indians of Iowa; Colonial America; History of Neoliberalism; History of Sports; Principles of Journalism; Public History; Sex, Gender & Culture in the Ancient Mediterranean & Visual Principles for Mass Communicators
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    BA HistoryUniversity of Exeter
    Penryn, United Kingdom
    Grand Challenges (June 2017) • Took part in Global Security Grand Challenge in the 'Citizen and the State' enquiry group tasked to confront the complex security challenges of the future • Attended keynote lectures with speakers from the likes of Europol and Her Majesty's Government • Wrote ministerial submission on how to combat 'fake news' • Prepared and delivered presentation with team of four providing recommendations regarding the usage of surveillance in UK
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Awards
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    Best Newcomer Publication (Shortlisted)Student Publication Association
    The Falmouth Anchor shortlisted for 'Best Newcomer Publication' at the 2018 Student Publication Association National Awards
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    Best Media Society (Shortlisted)National Societies Awards
    The Falmouth Anchor shortlisted for 'Best Media Society' at the 2018 National Societies Awards