Newspaper Journalist and Photographer

'When I am asked to interview celebrities or write difficult articles for the Courier I really feel a sense of pride; interviewing Jeremy Kyle was one of those moments which I will remember forever.'
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Many well known writers, reporters, journalists and broadcasters started their careers at their student newspaper. But the Courier isn’t just for students interested in a career in the media. It’s for anyone who would like to have a go.

You don’t have to be the world’s best writer, photographer, or sub-editor to get involved. You just need a passion for something - art, music, news, entertainment, style, health, food, sport - and an enthusiasm for sharing your passion with other students.

The Courier newspaper

You could be:

  • interviewing bands, artists and celebrities
  • writing reviews and pre-views
  • voicing your opinions to over 12,000 readers
  • winning prizes for your features, stories and articles

Benefits

  • Gain essential experience.
  • Understand the printing and publishing process.
  • Make vital media contacts.
  • Build your portfolio.
  • Do something you are passionate about.

Skills you could develop

You could develop many skills but particularly:

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This opportunity is offered by the Students' Union.