2nd February 2001

 

EXPERT ADVICE FOR JOURNALISM STUDENTS

Prominent city journalists are giving Journalism students at theUniversity of Lincolnshire & Humberside a helping hand with theircareers.

 

Richard Bowyer, assistant editor at the Lincolnshire Echo, SeanDunderdale, head of news at Lincs FM and Michael Hortin, sportseditor at BBC Radio Lincolnshire, will take part in journalismmasterclasses to be held at the Lincoln campus on Tuesday 6thFebruary.

 

The day has been organised by Debbie Wilson, senior lecturer inJournalism at ULH, for final-year students about to embark oncareers in journalism so that they are able to receive advice andguidance from the experts.

 

Students will be able to ask questions and talk about the jobmarket in an open forum. "Itís great to have the support of the localmedia - it will really motivate the students," said Debbie.

 

"My priority for the students is to help them find great jobs and themore they know the better equipped they will be," she added.

 

Journalism students will graduate for the first time from ULH in July2001. This is the first in a series of guest lectures and workshopsfor Journalism students over the next few months, which willculminate in a visit from BBC sports presenter John Inverdale in thespring.

 

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For more information contact: Jez Ashberry, Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincolnshire & Humberside

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk

 

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