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.
The week at a glance: