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Olisa Osanakpo

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsPhotojournalist - Content Editor - TV Broadcast Journalist

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About me

A dedicated reporter with a nose for news, a passion for photography and journalism also with a reputation for impeccable ethics. Adept storyteller who treats news, features and other events with equal passion and thrives within the deadline-intensive, 24x7 newsroom environment.

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Skills

  • Brand Content
  • Broadcast Journalism
  • Newswriting
  • Ceative Writing
  • Photojournalism
  • Feature Writing
  • Multimedia Production
  • Editing Proofreading

Work history

Currently

Communication Director

Newcastle University

Oct 2016
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • – Manage internal communications, including the production of newsletters – Develop and implement communication strategies to reach target audience – Create a brand identity, including distinctive style and tone, for all company communications – Establish new and maintain existing working relationship with clients

2016

Magazine Editor

Press Office Staffordshire University

May 2014 - Jun 2016
  • Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • – Contributed comprehensively with design process and graphical layout of Staffs Magazine – Prepared work submitted by content experts to design staff – Wrote all the periodical features, headlines and captions for online and print versions of periodicals – Co-ordinated with marketing team on sales material development

2014

Placement Journalist

Home Of Burleigh

Jan 2014 - Mar 2014
  • Middleport, Stoke-on-Trent ST6 3QN, UK
  • Internship
  • – Organised photos, wrote photo captions, and drafted headlines – Served as initial reporter contact for news report formulation – Ensured currency of news stories via regular review of wire feeds – Assisted design team with design development

Education

2017

MA Arts, Business and Creativity

NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY

Sep 2016 - Sep 2017
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
  • MA IN ARTS, BUSINESS AND CREATIVITY ESSENTIALLY EXPLORES THE ART OF CREATIVELY ORGANISING/STARTING UP A BUSINESS VENTURE WITH USEFUL THEORETICAL AND PRACTICAL TOOLS.

2016

BA Photojournalism

STAFFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY

Mar 2013 - Jun 2016
  • Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
  • BA PHOTOJOURNALISM EXPLORED MIRRORING SOCIETAL CLIMATES, CULTURAL CLIMATES, AND ANYTHING NEWSWORTHY THROUGH THE CAMERA'S LENS AND ALSO THROUGH INFORMED SCHOLASTIC REPORTAGE.