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Journalism and Media Week

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​​​​​As part of our first Professional Development Week, Leeds Trinity University is pleased to present Journalism and Media Week.

Journalism and Media Week gives Leeds Trinity University students the opportunity to hear from industry experts representing the UK’s leading broadcasters, newspapers, magazines and digital media experts. Over a week of talks and workshops, these experts will provide a unique insight into what it’s like to work in today’s Journalism and Media industries. 


Journalism and Media Week: 7 - 10 November 2017

Journalism and Media Week gives Leeds Trinity University students the opportunity to hear from industry experts representing the UK’s leading broadcasters, newspapers, magazines and digital media experts. Over a week of talks and workshops, these experts will provide a unique insight into what it’s like to work in today’s Journalism and Media industries.

Journalism and Media Week will be opened by Alex Thomson – Chief Correspondent for Channel 4. 

The longest-serving on-screen journalist for Channel 4, Alex has covered more than 20 wars and led major investigations during his 25 years of service for the broadcaster. His journalism has won several BAFTA and EMMY awards, two New York Film and TV Awards and, in 2012, he was named TV Journalist of the Year by the Royal Television Society.

Joining Alex are a range of high profile figures from the journalism and media industries including reporter Susie Boniface, better known as Fleet Street Fox; Game Developer, Gorm Lai; the Yorkshire Evening Post’s Social Media Editor, Alex Evans; PR Manager for L’Oréal, Melanie Green; and BBC Online Senior Broadcast Journalist, Lauren Potts. 

Students will also get an exclusive opportunity to test the latest virtual reality technology from global tech company, Samsung, as well as hear from a variety of successful Leeds Trinity alumni throughout the week.

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The week at a glance:

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How to book

Journalism and Media Week is free to attend and all are welcome.

If you’re a student or graduate of Leeds Trinity University, there’s no need to book – just turn up.

If you’ve applied for a course at Leeds Trinity University and would like to come along, we’d love to see you – email us at enquiries@leedstrinity.ac.uk or call us on 0113 283 7150.

If you’d like to bring a school group to Journalism Week, we can arrange this - email us at enquiries@leedstrinity.ac.uk or call us on 0113 283 7150.


How to follow Journalism and Media Week?

Our Journalism trainees cover Journalism and Media Week across a variety of digital and social channels, showcasing the multi-platform skills that our Journalism courses are helping them to develop.

Follow @JournalismWeek and #LTJMW on twitter, or head to www.journalismweek.co.uk.

If you have a question about Journalism and Media Week, please contact Nigel Green, Senior Lecturer in Journalism, on n.green@leedstrinity.ac.uk.


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