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Laura Heads - Production Journalist at ITV (Law LLB, 2011)

The course was perfectly suited to what I wanted and the staff in the law school were so encouraging. I was able to get the help I needed when I wanted it, and in third year, adapt it how I wanted to and take the courses I wanted to take, including those outside of the law school. I work for ITV now, helping to produce the local West Country bulletins. My job involves finding news, interviewing people, filming clips, producing bulletins and coordinating reporters and staff to get the very best of the headlines on the news. I've also worked a fair bit in the national ITN newsroom and had many opportunities across the company. I think it was invaluable. Even though I didn't choose to go into law in the end, the skills it taught me around deciphering information, getting to the heart of a story, and being able to read around a subject was second to none. It also helps greatly when I'm sent to cover a court case.