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Judges tell all: Terry Mansfield CBE

The excitement and the storytelling element of the newspaper and magazine industry first sparked my imagination when, as a fifteen-year- old I was taken on a tour of my local newspaper, The Walthamstow Guardian.

I and a small group of boys who worked on our magazine at school, were encouraged by the English teacher to see how a real newspaper is developed.

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Judges tell all: Alice Audley

At this year’s Shine Awards, Alice Audley, the editor-in-chief of Blogosphere magazine (and one of our judges), gave our keynote address.

In addition, Alice generously wrote us an inspiring piece which was published in our Winners Book. We loved what Alice wrote and feel it deserves a wider audience, so we reproduce it here.

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Judges tell all: Paula Erizanu

London-based writer Paula Erizanu – judge of the Features Category for Shine 2016 – talks about her Shine story and offers some advice for aspiring Shine award-winning journalists.

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Judges tell all: John Cary

John Cary, Head of Accreditation at the NCTJ (at the time of this post, he has subsequently left) gave us some feedback on the 2016 Feature Article category.

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Shine School Media Awards @shinemediawards - Apr 19
News from Shine: several teachers have told us that they need a little more time to get their entries to us. As a result to allow as many people to enter a possible we've pushed our deadline for 2019 to the other side of Easter >>> https://t.co/0ZkGiVrhWb #UKEdChat https://t.co/utRvOgk0xM

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Shine School Media Awards @shinemediawards - Apr 19
Well done Bill! Our former 'Shine Scholar' has his feature on living 'life on the spectrum' featured in @tes today. #AutismAwarenessDay https://t.co/H9uPALWARk