journalism

Event report: Working in television journalism

The comment came from Sky’s assistant editor (mobile), Peter Diapre, who said that bulletins are good at visual storytelling. He added that the same techniques apply across a range of platforms, even for bite-size news on smaller screens.

Eighteen experts from the BBC, ITV, Sky, Olympic Broadcasting, local TV and press, including a range of freelancers, were on hand to reflect on changing industry practices as well as outlining the unchanging skills required for visual journalism.

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Industry experts evaluated attendees's resumes at the CV clinics to show them how to make theirs stand out from the rest. 

If you couldn't make the event, or you want to relive it, this video includes the highlights of everything you missed. 

180 Student Journalists Attend RTS Working in Journalism Event

Managing Editor ITV News, Robin Elias talks with journalism students at the Southern Centre’s Working in Journalism event.

The event, which was held at Highbury College, Portsmouth, discussed changing practices in journalism and also provided informal access to 15 working journalists.

Among those attending were Managing Editor of ITV News Robin Elias, London Live reporter Reya El-Salahi and the Director of News Services at Olympic Broadcasting Services, Grant Coleman.

Behind the Scenes: Channel 4 News

As an educational charity, part of the RTS focus is on providing information for young entrants into the television and media industry. Our Behind the Scenes series explores the production process of some of Britain's most popular programmes. From current affairs to comedy, panel shows and soaps, these films will offer a rare glimpse backstage of each production, highlighting all the different roles and giving a sense of what they involve.