Registration now open for the Amnesty International UK and NUS-hosted Student Media Summit 2018.
Oh, and we have an announcement... NUS and Amnesty International UK are pleased to announce broadcaster and Private Eye Editor Ian Hislop will also be joining us as a keynote speaker!
Ian Hislop will appear alongside fellow keynotes Jon Snow, Sue Turton,and Nawal Al-Maghafi at this year’s event.
Returning for its eleventh year on Thursday 30 and Friday 31 August, the Student Media Summit offers workshops, talks and panel discussions with some of the UK's top journalists, and is a must for any student with an aspiring career in journalism.
This year’s programme offers workshops and talks hosted by UK journalists, including:
Jon Snow, Presenter, Channel 4 News
Polly Curtis, Editor-in-Chief, HuffPost UK
Ian Hislop, Editor of Private Eye magazine and ‘Have I Got News For You’ presenter
Jessica Winch, Foreign News Editor, The Daily Telegraph
Ronke Phillips, Senior News Correspondent, ITV News London
Nick Rotherham, Political Reporter, BBC Radio 1 Newsbeat
Rachel Oldroyd, Editor,Bureau of Investigative Journalism
Nosheen Iqbal, The Guardian, G2, The Observer
Tina Moran, Press Association
Victoria Sanusi, Digital Culture Editor, The i
Tobi Oredein, Founder, Black Ballad
Kirstie Brewer, Broadcast Journalist, BBC Stories
Sean Stephens, Senior Field Producer, HBO's 'VICE News Tonight'
Aamna Mohdin, Reporter, Quartz
Helen Lawson, Features Sub-Editor, The Times
Kat Lister, Freelancer
Rossalyn Warren,Feature and investigative freelance journalist
Where: The Human Rights Action Centre, 17-25 New Inn Yard, London, EC2A 3EA
When: Thursday 30 and Friday 31 August 2018
The two-day Summit will be an opportunity to hear from our high-profile keynote speakers and attend skills sessions on a variety of subjects, including interviewing, news writing, photography, and investigative journalism. There will be panel discussions on ‘Women in Media’, ‘Race and Diversity’ in media and ‘Journalists Under Threat’. Attendees will also have the chance to quiz representatives from NUS during a special press briefing.
Delegates will benefit from a careers fair and stalls offering a chance to network with industry professionals from a variety of news outlets, further education institutions and traineeship schemes, including Press Association, Sky News, The Guardian, Channel 4 Investigative Journalism, The Second Source, and City and Cardiff universities.
There is a £5 registration fee to cover administration costs. All food and drink will also be provided over the two days.
Space is limited, book now to avoid disappointment