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Ask the expert: artwork and illustration

How do you turn drawing and doodling into a successful career? To find out, Lisa Vasilyeva, who won Shine’s Best Illustrator category in 2020, interviews illustrator Chloe Douglas.

Lisa’s illustration was so successful that it also featured on the front cover of Stationers’ News, which goes out to hundreds of Company members in the communication industries.

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Ask the expert: a career in journalism

This week I would like to offer you an Ask the Expert which focuses on ‘A Career in Journalism’ hosted by Vivianne Wei from Bromsgrove School, who interviews Doug Wills, emeritus Managing Editor of The Evening Standard and The Independent. Doug is a member of the Shine committee and offers some pithy and inspiring advice on how to get on in journalism.

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Ask the expert: political journalism

To make up for half-term, we’re posting two Ask the Expert episodes this week – and this one is a fantastic and timely conversation.

Laetitia de Belgique, the editor of Bromsgrove School’s Two Zero One magazine interviews Kevin Maguire, associate editor at the Daily Mirror about political journalism. It’s an amazing conversation which gets to the nub of the key issues of the week.

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Ask the expert: getting the best out of an interview

During half-term we continued making Ask the Expert videos, and this week I would like to offer you a fascinating discussion between Tim Teeman, award-winning senior editor at The Daily Beast in New York, and Ricky Taing and Joseph Bullock from Dartford Grammar School.

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Ask the expert: feature writing

We hope you enjoyed last week’s Shine ‘Ask the Expert’ video – and the project continues this week with a really fascinating insight into the life of a daily newspaper.

The Shine School Media Awards winner of ‘Best Feature Article’ in 2018 George Thornicroft interviews Liz Hunt, Assistant Editor (Features & Comment) of the Daily Mail, about feature writing.

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