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Young mind: Shine winner Alex Mortimer inspires a new generation

At the Shine Awards 2021, the recipient of the Terry Mansfield MBE Award for Tomorrow’s Talent was Alex Mortimer from Ibstock Place School, who won for her magazine ‘Young Minds’ which focussed on mental health.

This year, we invited Alex to return and address the ceremony and give out this year’s award.

Alex’s speech was inspiring and moving in equal measure. Read what she said…

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Sir Nicholas Coleridge’s speech at the Shine Awards 2022

At this year’s Shine Awards, it was thrilling for the audience to hear from Sir Nicholas Coleridge, former Editorial Director and President of the Conde Nast media empire.

Sir Nicholas told the attendees about his amazing career and how he believes it should be a government requirement for every school to have its own magazine – which is where he began his interest in media as a teenager.

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Shine 2022 – the winners

Congratulations to everyone who came along to the Shine School Media Awards 2022 yesterday. We had an incredible celebration of tomorrow’s talent from across the UK – and beyond.

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Ask the Expert – Podcasts with Luke Chapman

Today we’re continuing series two of Ask the Experts, our video podcasts where Shine alumni have the opportunity to put their questions to some of the fantastic people we have in our address book.

Our next episode is on Podcasts, hosted by Luke Chapman from Young Writers.

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Ask the Expert – Copyright with Julie Murray

Today we’re continuing series two of Ask the Experts, our video podcasts where Shine alumni have the opportunity to put their questions to some of the fantastic people we have in our address book.

Our second episode is on Copyright, hosted by Julie Murray.

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Shine School Media Awards @shinemediawards - Sep 22
‘Do it right, it runs itself’ is the motto of Alan Williams, formerly of @agsb_official. In our latest blog, he gives this advice on how to start up a student media project >>> https://t.co/D6Y3Ieg9PI https://t.co/Jgw0dozaLX

Shine School Media Awards @shinemediawards - Sep 22
Get started for 2023! Our chair @alistrachs says: "now is the time to talk to your students about beginning a team project that will enhance their enjoyment of school and learning and give them great life skills!" >>> https://t.co/qRiVMqZIbt https://t.co/oM3EDQQq1J

Shine School Media Awards @shinemediawards - Jul 22
The 2022 Shine Award for Tomorrow's Talent was handed out by last year's winner Alex - from @IBSTOCKPLACE school - who also gave an inspiring and moving speech. Read it here >>> https://t.co/tuJ6gV3WMe #shinesma22 #tomorrowstalent https://t.co/idTheEnwWk