West Briton and Cornwall Live
Local news reporter role, involved sourcing and producing my own news stories for a regional audience for both online and print. Resulted in published work. Also regular use of Search Engine optimisation.
BBC Radio Cornwall
Some time spent with my local BBC regional radio station. Here I learnt how to source local and national news stories and taylor it to a Cornish local audience while maintaining the BBC’s high standards and values. Also experienced writing for radio and working in a fast paced breaking news environment.
The Newquay Voice
Time spent at small local paper. Role included tayloring national content to a local audience as well as subbing the paper before it went to print. Also responsible for sourcing images to go with written articles. The placement resulted in several pieces of work being published in the weekly print edition.
The Shropshire Star
A week spent with the Shropshire Star newspaper. Was able to build on local reporting skills as well as attend court and local council meetings. Experience producing meticulous copy to a tight deadline.
Regularly volunteering for a local community radio station. Have helped present recent shows and received radio room training, as well as having some of my own pre recorded and edited radio programmes aired on radio.
Produced and edited a short promotional video for a local Cornish charity Surf Action. The charity aims to combat PTSD in ex military personnel through surfing. The video was filmed using a variety of cameras and was edited using Premier Pro. The film was shared across Surf Action’s social media platforms.
Surfers Against Sewage
A short video produced for national charity to endorse their autumn beach cleans in Cornwall. The film was accompanied with an article and was edited using Premier Pro.