- Entertainment reporter, stand in entertainment editor and multi media digital journalist. - Writing copy for daily Entertainment Guide double-page feature and shorts in main book - Writing and editing copy for weekly 18 page Entertainment Guide supplement - Gig reviews; interviewing celebrities, musicians and actors - Uploading copy to the website - Managing entertainment department's social media - Trained in SEO, digital publishing, periscope, live blogging and maximising audience reach - Breaking celebrity news - Liaising with managers and PR companies - Sourcing entertainment stories - Managing Nottingham Post's live blog - Writing cover story and features for monthly magazine Exclusive (formerly Nottinghamshire Today) - Covering for the court reporter including high profile Crown Court cases, inquests and tribunals
- Court reporting - Sourcing patch stories - Coming up with weekly splash ideas - Writing to daily newspaper deadlines - Managing the newspaper’s website and social media on late shifts and weekends - Attending inquests and tribunals - Covering breaking news stories such as armed sieges and murders - Liaising with the emergency services and councils' press offices across the East Midlands
- PA to headteacher - In charge of student payments for school lunches and school trips - Banking - Writing weekly school newsletter to parents - Liaising with parents - Dealing with admissions - Managing student records - School tours -Managing school diary
Media law, reporting, public affairs, subbing, writing
19th century novel, modern American plays, Shakespeare, Margaret Atwood, travel literature
Annual award given to the best student feature writer in the UK on a NCTJ accredited journalism course.