Academic

This is a collection of the work I produced during my Multimedia Journalism degree at Bournemouth University, where I graduated with first class honours. This course provided me with ample opportunity to develop my writing, reporting, editing and design.

Major Multimedia Project: Making Headway

During my last year at University, I produced a series of multi-media stories, features and interviews after finding that major brain injuries charity Headway was set to suffer up to 50 per cent cuts to its funding in the Government’s latest budget. The rehabilitation service they provide for head injury suffers, and for those in a critical condition, is absolutely vital, and often life-saving. Click the links below for more on this important issue.

How to save a life: Ashleigh’s story (Video Feature)

Social care with a smile: Dorset’s Headway centre (Video Feature)

Major brain injuries charity fears ’50 per cent cuts’ (Article)

Q & A: An Expert’s insight in to intensive care (Article)

Six-figure sponsor deal secures Bournemouth’s best ever financial position (Video)

As part of a news day for Bournemouth University journalism site Buzz News, I did interviews, piece to cameras and edited a video feature on a new sponsorship deal secured by League One club AFC Bournemouth. The piece was used in its entirety for a news bulletin that day.

Marching Onwards: Living the Olympic Dream (Article)

In the style and layout of Waitrose’s ‘Food Illustrated’ Magazine, I interviewed Waitrose Winton employee Naomi Pearce, who had the once in a lifetime opportunity to perform at the opening ceremony of the Sydney Olympic Games.

‘Don’t let the bastards grind you down’: Save BBC6 Campaign (Magazine layout)

After BBC Director General Mark Thompson’s controversial decision to axe popular radio station BBC6, there was uproar. The birthplace of so many successful artists was under threat of extinction, and a campaign was set up to keep it alive. This was designed in the style of Q Magazine, and the headline was a famous quote from Porridge that campaigner Jon Morter described as fitting for the campaign.

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