#StudentOppsFest | Developing Trends in the Media Industry

#StudentOppsFest | Developing Trends in the Media Industry

Join this session for an open panel discussion looking at emerging content trends, sought-after skills, and advice on improving your personal portfolio.


Event Information

This session will also focus on making media more accessible and provide practical tips on how to overcome potential barriers to entry into the industry. This is an interactive session so please send in your questions using #StudentOppsFest on Twitter or emailing communications@spajournalism.com

Hosted by: Student Publication Association (SPA)


Presented by:

Jack Williams - Co-Founder at UnderPinned | https://underpinned.co/magazine

Jack is the Chief Communications Officer at UnderPinned, a tech tool for freelance workers. He is also a seasoned creative, editor, and writer involved with brands such as HarperCollins, The Week, Intern Mag, and Screen Shot Mag. He has had several opinion pieces published on the freelance sphere, and has spoken at Universities such as Sheffield Hallam and Goldsmiths regarding the future of the freelance space.


Lydia Wilkins - Freelance Journalist and Blogger | https://twitter.com/Journo_Lydia 

Lydia Wilkins is a freelance, NCTJ journalist; her work has been published in The Independent, Readers Digest, The Mid Sussex Times, Refinery 29, and more. She also blogs regularly, and runs a newsletter for disabled freelancers.


Lucy Ingham - Editor in Chief at Verdict | https://twitter.com/_lucyingham

Lucy is a technology journalist and the editor-in-chief of Verdict.co.uk and Verdict Magazine. She also edits architecture B2B magazine Design & Build Review, and has been an editor for five years and a journalist for nine. 


Everyone is welcome to attend any of the sessions at #StudentOppsFest. This session has been designed for a student audience.


The Student Opportunities Festival is all completely free to access.

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 Tuesday 30 June 2020
 1pm - 2pm

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