HOW TO: BREAK INTO BROADCAST JOURNALISM – HANNAH AJALA – BBC AFRICA JOURNALIST

Becoming a successful broadcast journalist can be difficult if you do not know how to navigate the industry. BBC Africa broadcast journalist and producer, Hannah Ajala, 25, based in London, reveals how to start your dynamic career working in TV and Radio strong.

BEING DIAGNOSED WITH DYSLEXIA AS AN ADULT

I was recently commissioned to write a short version of my dyslexia story for Metro.co.uk and that can be read here. After doing well in school, Paula Ugochukwu, 21 from London, was part way through a Journalism degree at a Russell Group university when she was diagnosed with a learning disability. At the ripe old […]

PAULA’S 12-MONTH INTERNSHIP AT THE BODY SHOP INTERNATIONAL

Last summer I completed a 12-month industrial placement at The Body Shop International’s Global Head Office in Croydon, London. I was the International Digital Recruitment intern working as part of the International Human Resources team. It had an amazing year and learnt SO much. After continually getting questions about my internship (on social media and […]

MY RTS BURSARY DIARY: WHY AM I THE ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY’S BIGGEST CHEERLEADER?

Originally written for the Royal Television Society and posted here   When I learnt of the Royal Television Society (RTS) bursaries in 2015, I knew I had to apply. Any organisation actively committed to the diversification and inclusion of underrepresented groups within the British media will always hold a place in my heart. Plus, being […]

THE DOS AND DON’TS OF CVS AND COVER LETTERS

After working in recruitment and screening hundreds of CVs, cover letters and portfolios at work, I have picked up a few best practices for CVs that I thought I’d share with you all. Make sure to share too! The Dos and Don’ts of CVs and Cover Letters! DO use headings and sub-headings to make your […]

#4 HANNAH AJALA- BBC JOURNALIST- “I WAS OBSESSED WITH FILM-MAKING AND STORY-TELLING!”

Interviewed, filmed and edited by Paula Melissa Interview date: 29/01/2018 The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is one of the world’s largest media organisations. A national treasure! It was absolutely amazing interviewing BBC World Service journalist, Hannah Ajala as she talks about her creative journey. Here is our two part interview where she discusses her start […]

#3 RONKE LAWAL FEATURE: HOW TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS WHEN IT’S HARD!!!

Interviewed by Paula Melissa Interview date 26/01/2018 Pictures by Nuraan Ackers East London’s very own, PR and Communications professional Ronke Lawal is no stranger to the power of Public Relations, social media marketing and brand management for businesses. After founding her own PR agency, Ariatu Public Relations nearly 14 years ago, Ronke has gone on […]

#2 HOW TO BE A CREATIVE!! ALL THE LINKS YOU WILL EVER NEED!! – #CareersForCreatives 

Want a creative career* in Marketing, Journalism, Music or Technology but you don’t know where to start? You’ve come to the right place! When I first decided I wanted to be a creative, I did not know where to start! There weren’t many people doing what I was doing. It wasn’t like today where Twitter […]

KEEP SENDING THOSE EMAILS! – HOW TO NETWORK IN THIS DIGITAL AGE (TIPS & TRICKS)

Keep pushing the boundaries, keep working hard and keep knocking on the door. As a journalism student, who is constantly being told that our industry is ‘saturated’ and that you have to be the very best to get a job, you can be pushed either of two ways. You can use the competition as motivation […]

A LEVEL RESULTS DAY 2015 – ROYAL TELEVISION SOCIETY BURSARY

I am going to university! I achieved and acceded the grades I needed to get into my dream university (which shall remain anonymous for security reasons and whatnot). I am so happy today, because it feels like my life is falling into place. And rightly so. Anyone who knows me, knows I work hard – extremely […]

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