Leading names from BBC, VICE & Sky announced for Student Media Summit
Monday 01-08-2016 - 14:45
Hannah Strange, Rebecca Nicolson, Michael Crick, Adam Boulton and many more leading industry professionals are set to appear at our annual event which takes place on Thursday 18 and Friday 19 August.
Were delighted to announce that the programme for this year’s Student Media Summit has grown to feature high profile speakers including; Adam Boulton (Presenter, Sky News), Rebecca Nicolson (Editor-in-chief, VICE UK), Hannah Strange (Foreign Editor, Telegraph) and Michael Crick (Political Correspondent, Channel 4 News).
The final line-up also includes the senior figures such as; Lucy Siegel(Reporter, BBC One Show), David Marsh(Production Editor, Guardian), Martin Geisler(Correspondent, ITV News), Felicity Morse(Editor, i Paper) and Alan White(Reporter, Buzzfeed).
The Student Media Summit, run in partnership with Amnesty International UK, is a free two-day conference tailored towards students aspiring to work in the media.
The event is also useful for members of staff at students’ unions working closely with student media groups.
Elsewhere across the two days there will be sessions exploring television and radio, sub-editing and design, sourcing ethical advertising revenue and souring images delivered by our colleagues from the National Union of Journalists (NUJ), Student Publication Association (SPA), National Student Television Association (NaSTA), Student Radio Association(SRA) as well as key figures from NUS and Amnesty International.
This year we’re also introducing a brand new session on ‘The Reality of Student Media’ where delegates will hear from Natasha Wynarczyk, Helen Lawson and Matt Quinton – three former student editors now working in the industry full-time.