CV

Laura Maxwell

lmaxwelluws@gmail.com

 

Experience

Sep 2014: Intern The List
Researching, column writing, calling companies for pictures, sorting databases.

May 2015: ContributorThe GENN
Local stories, local events, calling companies to sell advert spaces.

Jan 2016: InternWow247
Features, media stories, personality quizzes.

 

Education

2013-2015: HND Professional JournalismCity of Glasgow College
Feature writing, news writing, radio, subediting, camera work, online journalism, public affairs, social and ethical issues, graded unit.

2015-2017: BA Broadcast JournalismUniversity of the West of Scotland
Applied ethics, broadcast feature production, work related learning, newsroom practice, research methods, specialist productions.

Publications

2012: Subtitled Online
Detailed, almost essay-like reviews of independent movies.

2013 (Ongoing): Gutter Magazine
Theatre columnist for this art-based website. Features, profiles and quirky lists.

2014: In Bloom
Only written article within a photo-based magazine.

2014: The Upcoming 
Short film reviews of foreign films.

2015: The Student Advertiser
Features and events based in Glasgow for this student-based magazine.

 

Skills

Expert in:
Microsoft & Mac Office software
Video & radio editing
Sub-editing
Confident in:
Adobe Audition, InDesign, Premiere Pro
Wordpress
Shorthand
Familiar with:
Most forms of blog software

  • First class writing skills
  • Self-motivated
  • Enthusiasm for topic
  • Communication skills
  • Analyse and summarising skills
  • Organisational skills
  • Awareness of current affairs
  • Problem solving skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Cope under pressure

 

 

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