Meg Firth

Meg Firth

Trainee JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
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Meg Firth

Meg Firth

Trainee JournalistLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Freelance journalist interested in giving a platform to emerging creatives in the UK. Founding Editor of Nice People Magazine, a free print publication celebrating independent creativity in the North. Currently undertaking an NCTJ in Multimedia Journalism with News Associates.
Projects credited in
  • Artists to Watch
    Artists to WatchObjective: Provide an early career boost to creatives we think are doing especially interesting work Role: Project Manager/Sponsor Years: 2020, 2021, 2022 Participants: Nam Huynh, Oda Iselin (2020), Anna Mills, Yechan Jung (2021), Manyaku Mashilo, Enikő Katalin Eged (2022) Accompaniments: Editorial, zine printed by Petit Press, photo shoot with Polly Brown
  • Artists To Watch zine
    Artists To Watch zineAlongside with their reveal of Artists to Watch 2022, Everpress created a zine highlighting those artists, designed by Arun Gogna. All printed and assembled by Petit Press, and shipped around the world. Series of 200.
  • Interview: Art Doctors
    Interview: Art DoctorsInterview with Art Doctors for Nice People Magazine
Work history
    Co-FounderNice People Magazine
    Leeds, United KingdomFull Time
    Nice People Magazine is a free magazine full of nice people doing nice things in Leeds, celebrating those who are creative, independent and inclusive. My main responsibility is to curate content for each issue and edit and design all the pages ready for print. Together with my co-founder Tom, we keep social media fresh and relevant, contact potential advertisers, organise events, reach out for contributors and support local creatives.
    Associate EditorThe Gryphon, University of Leeds Newspaper
     - Leeds, United KingdomInternship
    After spending a year as a music editor, I was selected to oversee and manage In The Middle, the arts supplement of the University of Leeds' official newspaper. This involves subediting all 7 sections ready for print, guiding and helping the team of 20 section editors, ensuring the publication stays fresh and relevant, and working closely with the Editor-in-Chief to make sure In The Middle is diverse, inclusive, authentic and responsive to times like Black History Month and LGBTQIA+ Awareness
  • Feature Writer
  • Editorial Copy
  • Creative Direction
  • Brand Management
  • Magazine Layout
  • Magazine Editing
  • Magazine Publishing
  • Photography
  • Videography
  • Music Journalism
    University of Leeds logo
    University of Leeds logo
    Bachelor of Arts (BA) University of Leeds
     - Leeds, United Kingdom
    I graduated from the University of Leeds with a 2:1 in Film, Photography and Media. I have learnt valuable production skills - specialising in cinematography and art direction - and developed a broad understanding of the historical, cultural and business contexts of media. I have also become confident using Adobe InDesign, Premiere Pro, Photoshop and AfterEffects.