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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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