Eighteen-year old fiction lover aspires towards journalism

By Adriana / 16th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD Adriana Kussova from Harlow has been fascinated with language and its fluidity ever since she emigrated to England. Originally from the Czech Republic, she found her passion for writing upon learning to speak English. She quickly became enamoured by the emotiveness of the English language – which was contrary to the monotony and complexity of her own.…

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Trainee journalist tackles terrorist attack during work experience

By Lloyd F M Evans / 9th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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AN ESSEX teenager on work experience during the London Bridge terror attack tackles the chaos of a local news room. Callum Wells, from Upminster, had been shadowing the team from the Time 107.5 FM in Romford when the attack took place on London Bridge. He witnessed journalists reporting on the tragic event, and file stories…

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Essex Senior League junior reporter embraces the digital age

By Joshua Candler-Jones / 9th October 2020 / 0 Comments

AS JOURNALISM moves steadily into the digital age, today’s budding young reporters are abandoning print in preference of social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter. One such example is Matt North who has amassed more than 500 followers on Twitter through his detailed write-ups on local football matches for the Essex Senior League (ESL) as well as being part of the media team for the…

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Harlow’s Manchester United supporter dreams of becoming the next football commentator

By Skye Stewart / 9th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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HARLOW College’s Kian John Foster has a big dream of becoming a football commentator. Commentators typically plan and take direction from the on-site producers at the event and research the clubs and their players thoroughly. Kian immerses himself in various sources of media such as  transfermarket, YouTube, BBC sports and twitter. This allows him to…

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Student Lucia passionate about documentary film-making

By Matt North / 9th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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HAVING had a passion for documentary filmmaking since a young age, Lucia Banks, from Cheshunt, hopes to become a documentary maker for the BBC. Speaking with Lucia, she said; “I believe that everyone has a story to tell and I am always fascinated to find out what it is.” Following her recent film studies course, she…

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NCTJ student Clare to become a TV presenter?

By Daniel Luker / 9th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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CLARE  has been fascinated by social media, online and television throughout her life and this has led to a desire to work in TV and presenting. Having always been a curious soul, Clare has a talent  for creative writing and deep questioning. Clare’s route to journalism was different to most people’s. She said: “Journalism was…

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NCTJ Student Daniel Luker Passionate about Career in Sports Journalism

By Clare Eggenton / 9th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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DANIEL Luker is passionate about both sport and the media – he has decided to combine the two in a career in sports journalism, with the two focuses being football and basketball such as writing reports on games and transfer rumours. He also likes the idea of editing magazines, as he can write more fun…

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Political journalist, Joshua, joins the team

By Callum Wells / 9th October 2020 / 0 Comments
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EIGHTEEN-YEAR-OLD Joshua Candler-Jones from London always wanted to be an actor – until he discovered the thrill of working behind the camera. Now he has embarked on a career as a journalist and is studying for a Diploma with the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) at Harlow College. His foremost interest is…

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Ex-professional diver trains to become journalist

By Lucia Banks / 9th October 2020 / 0 Comments

  A YOUNG sporting professional ditches her diving to become an investigative journalist. Skye Stewart, from Greater London, has been diving professionally since the age of seven, after being scouted at a school swimming lesson. She was offered a scholarship to train at Crystal Palace, and during her prime, competed alongside sporting legend Tom Daley.…

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Youth Mayor talks about goals, life and achievements.

By Kian Foster / 8th October 2020 / 0 Comments

HARLOW College journalism student Lloyd Evans is a part of Broxbourne’s Youth Council, and serves as the current Youth Mayor. I spoke to Lloyd about his goals and ambitions. Lloyd has appeared multiple times on the BBC doing interviews. He has also done work in sixth form which has led to conducting interviews with businesses…

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COVID 19- Staying safe and protecting yourself

By Elana Xerri / 22nd August 2020 / 0 Comments

MOTHER of four Martine Leather has found an affordable and easy way to stay safe during this pandemic. In this video Martine describes how to make your own hand sanitizer and as someone who is considered a high risk case this has helped her stay safe after the demand for hand sanitizer doubled during lock…

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Beatings, 11plus, exam stress – A century of School Culture investigated

By Elana Xerri / 22nd August 2020 / 0 Comments

HAVE you ever wondered what the education system was like 100 years ago compared to now? I decided to find out and this video gives an insight into school life then and now. I interviewed 98-year-old Doris and 17-year-old Callum to discover what their school lives were like. I then compared the two, to show…

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Coronavirus deaths fall significantly at Harlow hospital

By Matthew Collings / 29th May 2020 / 0 Comments

AS THE government is considering easing lockdown, we have seen an huge drop in daily deaths at Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow.   Through preventative measures, social distancing and the spirit of the nation to protect the NHS, there has been a huge decrease in terms of new cases and deaths. However, we are still at…

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Why a second outbreak of Coronavirus could be worse than the first

By Matthew Collings / 15th May 2020 / 0 Comments

AS THE Government announces plans to ease the lockdown, there still exists fears of a second wave of Coronavirus.   Through the work of our NHS and nation uniting to stay at home, we have seen new cases of Coronavirus decrease. Our government now leads us into the next stages of easing the lockdown and…

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Coronavirus forces summer exams to be cancelled

By Chloe Walpole / 7th May 2020 / 0 Comments
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SUMMER exams have been cancelled in England, Scotland and Wales due to the universal pandemic, Coronavirus. The virus which originates in Wuhan, China, has swept across the nation affecting millions of people, becoming the biggest pandemic since 1918. As a result, modern-day life has come to a necessary halt, affecting how those on their last…

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