1st November 2004
JOURNALISM GRADUATE NOMINATED FOR FASHION AWARD
Journalism graduate from the
Glen Paton (22) from Upminster in Essex who was fashion editor of
the university’s Bullet magazine, has reached the final five nominees in a
competition to find
He was selected after his regular fashion section in the monthly publication, aptly named ‘Style’, caught the eye of judges from the National Union of Journalists (NUJ).
Dean Eldredge, the former editor of Bullet magazine and who submitted of Glen’s work into the competition, is very pleased with the nomination.
“This the first time that a University of Lincoln student has been nominated for an award of this type, and Glen has deservedly earned his nomination after putting a high level of effort into the fashion section of Bullet,” he said.
The monthly fashion feature was particularly popular amongst image-conscious students and was supported by local fashion retailers including Topshop, Yak, Envy and Claire’s Accessories.
battle it out with four women in the finals of the competition who are all
student journalists from larger universities including Liverpool, Leeds,
“I’m very surprised by the nomination, especially since I wasn’t aware that I’d been entered into the competition,” said Glen. “It’s good to see that I’ve been nominated, particularly since fashion always seems associated with women.
“My degree at the university encouraged me to incorporate my quirky personality into my writing, and this has obviously helped me to get noticed for my efforts as fashion editor for the magazine.”
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