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​Journalism and Media Week gives 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, workshops, Q&A sessions and networking, these expert​s will provide a unique insight into what it's like to work in today's Journalism and Media industries. 

Journalism and Media Week: 4 - 7 November 2019

Journalism and Media Week has established a reputation for bringing some of the key figures in the industry to Leeds, and this year is no exception.

Throughout the week you’ll have the opportunity to listen to, work with, network and learn from a wide range of professionals who are the top of their profession. Hear from:
  • Host of BBC Radio 4 Women's Hour Jane Garvey
  • Blind TV presenter Amar Latif
  • Co-creator of Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Siobhan Greene
  • Leeds United football commentator Eddie Gray
  • News Correspondent for ITV Good Morning Britain Katy Rickett
  • Producer and Director of The Secret Life of the Zoo, 24 Hours in A&E and One Born Every Minute Anna Dickeson
  • Editor of BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat Paul Stanworth and newsreader on Greg James' Breakfast Show Roisin Hastie
  • And many more including recent Leeds Trinity graduates and notable alumni who have forged exciting careers in the industry​

All of our speakers will provide a unique insight into their roles, how to get into the industry, what to expect, how to succeed once you are there and how to improve your chances of success. A full timetable of talks and workshops will be released in the next few weeks.

​​The week at a glance:

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Resources from previous years

If you want to see what Journalism and Media Week is all about, or want to catch up on the talks and workshops, our archive allows you to re-visit past events and follow the action day-by-day.

You can read student coverag​e of the event on our student-led online news site Yorkshire Voice or follow @JournalismWeek and #LTJMW on Twitter.​​

Here's some of our favourite articles from 2018:

And here's some top tips from our speakers:

Who should attend?

While the majority of guests will be studying Journalism and Media at Leeds Trinity and other universities, the week is open to anyone with an interest in a career in Journalism or Media, those already working in the industry, and those who just want to hear more from our speakers!

Everyone is welcome to attend any session at Leeds Trinity's Journalism and Media Week.

We also welcome students from schools and colleges – individually or in groups – please contact Steven Forsyth in our Student Recruitment and Outreach Team to find out how you can arrange this, and prospective students who may be considering studying with us from 2020.​

How to book

If y​ou're a student at Leeds Trinity University, there's no need to book for any of the talks – just simply turn up to each session. However you will be asked to sign up for the workshops which have limited availability. Booking for these sessions will open shortly.

If you don't study at Leeds Trinity, please email hello@leedstrinity.ac.uk and let us know which days/talks you're interested in attending.

If you'd like to book a visit for a school or college, please contact Steven Forsyth in our Student Recruitment and Outreach Team.

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