My first published piece

Click here to see my first published and credited piece of journalism. I worked on this project on my second week of work placement at BBC South. I found the interview before the work placement began and was able to lone work to produce this. The video featured on the BBC websites top 10 most…

Required to Report

This was my final year major multimedia project. A 7 minuet long radio documentary exploring why mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse is not a legal requirement in the UK. To find out more about the creation process and behind the scenes visit the Required to Report website.

Holocaust Memorial Day 2020

On Monday events took place across the world to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day. Bournemouth Christchurch and Poole council held an event at Christchurch Quay with a theme of ‘Stand Together’. The event marked the 25th anniversary of the Bosnian Genocide and 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz-Birkenau. Rabbi Maurice Michaels encouraged residents of Bournemouth…

University Awards Evening

A bit late for this post seen as the awards evening was back in early March but university got hectic and I let go of updating my blog. In March Bournemouth university hosted a BAMMJ (BaHons Multimedia Journalism) awards evening. A night which celebrated all three years of the course and individuals hard work. I…

Sacrificing safety for pleasure?

Every four minutes a 15 to 24 year old is diagnosed with an STI. If you’re guilty of not using a condom because it ‘feels better’ then this article is for you… I wrote this article aimed for publication in Cosmopolitan magazine. There is also an interactive Ipad version with vox-pops and sound elements. Both…

Child Sexual Exploitation Magazine Feature

I wrote a magazine feature back in 2018 about victims of CSE and how they over came their childhood abuse. The photo shows the final layout. Here is the feature text; Survivors of child sexual abuse are using their experience to make a change. Megan Hinton talks the people transforming the way victims are being…

Light Up Poole 2019 is back and better than ever

The normally lifeless dark high street in Poole has illuminated itself with interactive art based on the theme of ‘Tides’. Giggling children are excitedly running, jumping and playing whilst their parents and grandparents stand and watch in awe. Couples all around are taking romantic pictures with a dramatic colour filled background. Light is bouncing from…

Baby Loss Awareness Week 2018

I decided to investigate why baby loss awareness week is so important for bereaved parents. I visited a bereavement suit in a maternity ward and spoke to a father who had lost his child. Click the links to watch my TV package and my edited online version. TV package Online package

How much are private companies damaging the NHS?

Private companies won 43% of new NHS contracts in the last year, £3.1 billion pounds worth. Virgin Care has been the most successful company in winning NHS clinical contracts, getting over £1 billion worth of NHS awards last year. The number of services Virgin Care provides to the NHS has risen from 230 to 400…