11th March 2004

 

LIFE IN JOURNALISM AFTER LINCOLN

 

Journalism graduates from the University of Lincoln will give advice to current students in a lecture next week.

 

Waseem Mirza, Emma Carrick, Lindsey Bird and Phil Turner will return to the university on Monday 15th March to discuss their achievements since graduating and give tips to students on how to get a job in journalism.

 

Waseemgraduated in 2002 and currently works for BBC East as a bi-media broadcast journalist.

 

One of the course’s first graduates, Emma Carrick works on the news team at Real Radio.

 

Both Lindsey Bird and Phil Turner graduated last year.  Lindsey currently works at the university as Assistant Press Officer and has previously freelanced for the women’s magazine ‘Best’. 

 

And bike enthusiast Phil is in his dream job - working as editorial assistant for Morton Motorcycle Media Ltd in Horncastle.

 

The lecture will take place on Monday 15th March at 6pm in the Cargill Lecture Theatre, Brayford Pool campus.

 

Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

 

This is the latest in the major  ‘Journalists Speak out on Journalism’ lecture series organised by the University of Lincoln’s Journalism Department.

 

The next journalist to speak out in the series is radio and television sports specialist John Inverdale.  His lecture on sports reporting will take place on Wednesday March 24th.

 

For more information about these lectures call Professor Richard Keeble on 01522 886940.

 

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For more information contact: Lindsey Bird, Assistant Press Officer

University of Lincoln

Tel: 01522 886244 Email: lbird@lincoln.ac.uk

 

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