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Ask the expert: photography

Today I would like to share our penultimate Ask the Expert video, which concerns the category of Best Photographer.

Thalia from Tarporley Sixth Form School interviews Lucy Young, a freelance photojournalist whose work has ranged from covering the liberation of Libya, to royal events. Lucy offers insight on carving a career in press photography and gives some clear and concise advice on capturing events.

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Ask the expert: design and layout & all about sub-editing

First Friday of the new term and here is something for the weekend from Shine.

These interviews involve two of our Shine committee members. Firstly, from Richard Chapman, who is deputy chair of the Shine committee, a thoughtful discussion with Sam Penrose from Abingdon School about Design and Layout.

The second deals with an extremely important element for all of the students out there producing magazines and newspapers, whether in print or online: sub-editing. Vivianne Wei, Editor of the Year 2020, interviews Katherine Whitbourn, national sub-editor and journalist for the Guardian and other newspapers.

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Ask the expert: social media & great newspapers

Before launching our next two videos, I would like to alert you to the Shine closing date for entries, which is May 8th. This is the time to decide which categories you will be entering, honing those entry forms and getting them in.

To continue our mission to help your teams, I have today two more Ask the Expert videos for your delectation: getting on top of social media and understanding what makes a great newspaper.

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Ask the expert: cartoons with Matt

Today’s treat comes in the form of an interview between Shine School Media Awards winners of Best Cartoon and Best Artwork & Illustration in 2020, Ted Hough, Jake Moses and Harrison Jones from Kingsbridge Community College, interviewing Matt Pritchard, cartoonist at The Daily Telegraph.

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Ask the expert: front cover design

Our next Ask the Expert video offers Front Cover advice from Mark Allen, of the Mark Allen Group, a family-based publishing firm covering a wide range of publications; interviewed by Samuel Jackson from Bexhill College.

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