Journalism and Media event at UCLan attracts distinguished Alumni

Posted on - 28th March, 2014 - 11:00am | Author - | Posted in - UCLan, What's On in Preston


Are you a student looking for a career in the media or journalism?

The University of Central Lancashire have organised a packed one day event that will hopefully bring you together with employers and distinguished UCLan graduate alumni.

Meet an Oscar nominee, or the Head of BBC North West, reporters for the Sun or for ITV. All talent produced by the UCLan over the years.

The cJAM Careers In Journalism and Media event in early April hosts a glittering array of previous UCLan graduates who have gone on to big things in the outside world and want to share their experience with you.

A great opportunity to share notes, boost your CV, gain placements by meeting and greeting guests working in media today. Plus there will be a free buffet lunch!

Alumni covering film production, script-writing, web-site design, media technology, TV, radio, newspapers, magazines and public relations will be there. A full list of attendees will be available nearer the time of the event.

As a taster, here are a few names attending:

Aziz Rashid – Head of BBC North West at MediaCity.
Richard Evans – Senior Digital Producer, Sky News
Richard Frediani – Programme Editor ITV News 6.30pm
Mark Gill – Oscar-nominated film director
Elliot Hope – Screenwriter, (Hollyoaks, Holby City)
Paul Duckworth  – Content Editor, ITV  Granada
Mike Hill/Gillian Gray – Lancashire Evening Post
Adam McClean – ITV Granada Reports, Reporter
Sarah Collins – Sports Editor, BBC Radio Manchester
Sam Van Gelder- Researcher, BBC Match of the Day
Jimmy Dallas – Researcher, Channel 4 ‘Serving the Nation’
Tom Stables – Director, 3Man Factory and media entrepreneur
Niall MacDonald – ‘Sunrise’ producer for Sky News
Andy Halls – Showbiz Reporter, ‘The Sun’
Emily Childs – ‘The Sun’
Pete Liggins – Pure Radio107.8 FM, News and Sports Editor
John Clayton – BBC Radio Lancashire Managing Editor

For information about booking contact Nussrat Kazmi on 01772-893179 or email .

For more information about the event, contact Deborah Robinson on 01772894749 or email at 

4 April from 9.30am to 4.30pm

Media Innovation Studio
4th Floor
Media Factory
Kirkham Street

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