THE DOS AND DON’TS OF CVS AND COVER LETTERS

Reading Time: 3 minutes 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 […]

#5 CALLEDOUT MUSIC INTERVIEW – “MY CREATIVE PROCESS REVOLVES AROUND THE MUSIC MEANING SOMETHING.”

Reading Time: 3 minutes Interviewed by Paula Melissa Interview date: 15/02/2017 Feature Image by Jonathan Luchow Despite only joining the UK Gospel music scene as CalledOut Music two years ago, singer-songwriter and musician Samuel Nwachukwu is a firm favourite across all ages. He is known for hits like ‘I Am Free’, ‘My Prayer’ and ‘You’re Mine’. The name ‘CalledOut’ […]

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

Reading Time: < 1 minute 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 […]

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

Reading Time: 6 minutes 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! (Updated 21st May 2020) 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 […]

#1 WHAT’S A C R E A T I V E?! – CAREERS FOR CREATIVES SERIES

Reading Time: 2 minutes I often refer to myself as a ‘Creative’. To me, a Creative is someone who creates art in some way. A lot of the time, I use the term to refer to someone in the visual arts such as photography, videography, art, music, literature etc but of course, anyone can be a Creative! This new […]

WORDS TO LIVE BY – WORDS OF SELF-AFFIRMATION ARE IMPORTANT

Reading Time: 3 minutes You’ve probably heard that words are powerful so be careful what you say. I’m here to tell you, you are, or rather you become, who you tell yourself you are. As a Woman of Faith, it is so vital that I speak positive things over and into my life. I say, out loud or in […]

HAPPY(?) FIVE YEAR BLOG ANNIVERSARY

Reading Time: 5 minutes So my blog, this very blog, is FIVE years old this month! It’s crazy that one quarter of my life has consisted of this blog. Over that time, the vision for this blog has changed considerably. I experiemented with how personal I wanted to make it. It’s funny that I’m celebrating five years today when […]

DRESSES AND FLOWERS – LOOKBOOK + VIDEO

Reading Time: < 1 minute I have really enjoyed exploring photography and videography a lot more in the last few months. I even started working as a freelance photographer – something I’ve always wanted to do but never thought I would. I am just so blessed to be surrounded by creative and supportive people who push me to keep learning. And also people I […]

HOW TO: CREATE AND SUSTAIN YOUR OWN SOCIAL MEDIA BRAND

Reading Time: 7 minutes Two of my friends asked me for some advice about starting online projects. It made me realise that over the years I have gathered some tips and tricks and I am the type of person to share my knowledge, no matter how limited. Firstly, I’m going to blow my trumpet a little and tell you […]

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

Reading Time: 4 minutes 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.

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