Reporter For BBC Radio Lancashire 16th January – 27th January 2012
Whilst doing 2 weeks work experience at Radio Lancashire I was involved in the Breakfast meetings and editing audio to go out on air. I also went out on OB’s and came up with ideas for future shows.
Sports Reporter For Preston North End 19th Dec – 23 Dec 2011
Whilst at my week’s work experience, I had articles published on the official Preston North End website and also took part in a press conference and went out to the training ground where I had the opportunity to meet and interview the players.
Presenter & Web Editor for PSTV February 2011 – Present
PSTV is a student television station for Preston, I started out as co-station manager but then I decided to take on the roll as web editor and therefore I am in charge of the website to ensure that all volunteers have their videos up and to keep everyone up to date with what is happening at PSTV as well as discussing future shows.
Sports Writer for The Sporting Opinion November 2011 – Present
I am currently writing sport articles for a blog set up by my colleague, the site is continuing to grow and I have my own page where my sports articles on topics such as football and rugby union are displayed.
UCLan Representative At The BBC Conference March 2011
I was part of a group that won work experience with the Preston Guild at the BBC Conference at UCLan. We had to come up with ideas to spread the Guild message and present it at the conference itself. I then worked at the Preston Guild for a week suggesting filming and social networking ideas to spread the interest of the Guild.
CBBC Laughter Lab May 2011
I entered a BBC talent competition with a video of myself getting pied in the face whilst answering questions. I was successful and won the opportunity to present a piece to camera to CBBC professionals at BBC Radio Lancashire in Blackburn.
Presenter on Preston FM (Monthly Show) 2010 – October 2011
Each month I and two others present a radio show called Trio Takeover. To be a legitimate presenter for the show I took part in an accredited 6 week training course and was offered a 6 month contract to present on the radio station.
Writer for Blog Preston April 2011 – August 2011
I have previously written articles for the Blog Preston site. So far I have covered the Easter egg rolling, ‘No to AV’ and the Preston North End charity match. I intend to do many more articles in the near future.
Junior Reporter at the Lancashire Evening Post 2008/2009
I did a total of 4 weeks with the Lancashire Evening Post, during this time I wrote my own articles. I also attended court proceedings with LEP journalists and handled press releases and phone interviews.
Editor & Writer for Cardinal Newman College Magazine 2009/2010
As both editor and writer for the college magazine I wrote my own copy and also ensured that articles from contributors were of a professional standard. This involved careful subbing for style, accuracy, grammar and punctuation.
- Highly proficient in the use of social media and online networking.
- Excellent team working and leadership skills
- Highly proficient in computer software programmes
- Full, Clean licence
- I am capable of using radio OB equipment and driving a studio desk.
- I can re-purpose audio and video material for online and can also produce unique audio/visual content for online.
- Hard Working
BA (Hons) Journalism, University of Central Lancashire, Preston:
Ethics and Regulation
Fully trained in:
ENPS news production system
Filming and lighting
Video and audio editing
Use of graphics
A Levels Cardinal Newman College, Preston Law (B) History (B) Sociology (C) A/S Level: Government & Politics (C) GCSEs Archbishop Temple School, Preston English (A) Maths (C) Science (BTec –Pass) History (A) Drama (A) Religious Education (A) ICT (B) Food Technology (B) Geography (C)
Cardinal Newman College, Preston
Government & Politics (C)
Archbishop Temple School,
Science (BTec –Pass)
Religious Education (A)
Food Technology (B)