Graduate Schemes: Yay or Nay?

Graduate schemes: It seems everyone has an opinion of them. But what is the truth? And are they a route that’s right for you? Or me?


A Closer Look: Senior Account Manager

For the first in the series, Oonagh Spence from Euro RSCG Manchester tells us what being a Senior Account Manager involves.

Work Experience Snapshot: Food & Travel Magazine

I spent two weeks at the Food & Travel magazine offices in the summer of 2009. Much like Grand Designs Magazine, the team at F&T is very small with editorial, sales and publishing… Continue reading

I need your help…

I’m compiling a series of job profiles and I need your help to answer five short questions.

Work Experience Snapshot: Grand Designs

I found myself with a week’s editorial work experience at Grand Designs Magazine’s offices in Epping after sending out enquiring emails to lots of magazine companies. I didn’t get a reply from Grand… Continue reading

The science of networking

Whilst I feel I’ve made a good start to online networking, I know I’m still missing out on thousands of opportunities to network in the real world. What events/groups are out there to help?

Work Experience Snapshot: The National Magazine Company

I had just turned seventeen when I entered the NatMags (now Hearst) offices off Carnaby Street. I was young and very eager to make the most out of my first media work experience.… Continue reading

Twitter: #journorequest and #prrequest

In The Basics II, I mentioned hashtags and how they can be overused and lose any impact they were ever intended to have. This is so often the case, but there are two hashtags in particular that are great for journalists.

Twitter: The Basics II

Following on from The Basics, this is a simple guide to mentions, lists and hashtags.

Twitter: The Basics

The very basics every future tweeter needs to know. How to create an account, follow people and an explanation of what a RT is.