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Leading names from BBC, Buzzfeed, VICE the Guardian and Sky News announced for Student Media Summit

Monday 1 August 2016 NUS News

Hannah Strange, Rebecca Nicolson, Michael Crick, Adam Boulton and many more leading industry professionals are set to appear at our free event which takes place on Thursday 18 and Friday 19 August.

Were delighted to announce that the programme for this year’s Student Media Summit has grown to feature high profile speakers including; Adam Boulton (Presenter, Sky News), Rebecca Nicolson (Editor-in-chief, VICE UK), Hannah Strange (Foreign Editor, Telegraph) and Michael Crick (Political Correspondent, Channel 4 News).

The final line-up also includes the senior figures such as; Lucy Siegel (Reporter, BBC One Show),David Marsh (Production Editor, Guardian)Martin Geisler (Correspondent, ITV News)Felicity Morse (Editor, i Paper) and Alan White (Reporter, Buzzfeed).

The Student Media Summit, run in partnership with Amnesty International UK, is a free two-day conference tailored towards students aspiring to work in the media.

Elsewhere across the two days there will be sessions exploring television and radiosub-editing and designsourcing ethical advertising revenue and souring images delivered by our colleagues from the National Union of Journalists (NUJ), Student Publication Association (SPA), National Student Television Association (NaSTA), Student Radio Association(SRA) as well as key figures from NUS and Amnesty International.

This year we’re also introducing a brand new session on The Reality of Student Media’ where delegates will hear from Natasha WynarczykHelen Lawson and Matt Quinton – three former student editors now working in the industry full-time.

Book your place today

Attendance for this event is free*, however, due to popular demand you’ll need to book your place in advance.

Hurry, registration closes on Friday 12 August at 5pm!

*There is a small £5 registration charge to cover admin costs as well as food and drink across the two days.