Resume

News Editor (Online and Print) – Redbrick Newspaper – June 2018 – June 2019

  • In June 2018 I will take over the position as news editor at Redbrick newspaper. In this role I will oversee the print and online news sections.

News Writer – Redbrick Newspaper (online and print) September 2015 – Present 

  • Writing news stories for the Birmingham area for University of Birmingham Students.
  • Conducted investigations into student health and sexual harassment at the university.
  • Live blogged several events including EU Debates and the French Ambassadors visit to the University after the Paris Bombings.
  • Interviewed MP’s during the People’s Assembly Protest in October 2016 and candidates for the Guild of Students officer elections.
  • Winner of the ‘Best News Reporter 2017’ award.

News Correspondent/Stringer – ITN June 2017

  • For the General Election June 8th 2017 I was employed by ITN to cover the Birmingham Yardley and Birmingham Ladywood election count for ITV News.
  • I had to report the overall winner and voter numbers to ITV News during the night of the count.
  • I received a bonus for providing ITV with the headline result ahead of BBC, SKY and Press Association.

 

Staff Writer – The Beacon (online and print) September 2017 –  May 2018

  • Covering university events such as art gallery openings, visits from speakers and general university life.
  • Conducted interviews with students and staff to acquire information for my stories.
  • Covered the protest rally for gun control in February.
  • I was responsible for covering the Student Government meetings each week.
  • In the spring semester I was part of the unsigned editorial team which wrote on local and national issues.

Writer – The National Student (online and print) May 2017 – Present

  • Contributor and reviewer to both TV and Arts and Theatre sections.
  • My Photographs have been published in the magazine version of the online publication.
  • As of April 2018, my articles have totalled 92,700 hits.

Contributor – The Indiependent (online) July 2014 – June 2015

  • Wrote book reviews and weekly reviews of Doctor Who series 8.

Writer – THE CHAD Newspaper (print) July 2012

  • Wrote up press releases which were published in the newspaper.
  • Shadowed a journalist at the magistrate court for two days.
  • Shadowed a photographer when the 2012 Olympic Torch travelled through the local town.