CV

KATIE STRICK

07840 568368, katie.strick@live.co.uk, https://www.clippings.me/users/katiestrick, @katie_strick

Profile

A determined and enthusiastic Newspaper Journalism masters student at City University with extensive experience in news reporting for student, local and national press.

Education

Newspaper Journalism MA, City University, London (2014-2015)

  • Media law
  • Public administration
  • Online journalism
  • Court reporting
  • Shorthand (100wpm)

Human Geography BA, Durham University (2:1) (2011-2014)

Churcher’s College, Petersfield, Hampshire (2004-2011)

  • Head Girl (2010-2011)
  • A-Levels: A* Geography, A English, A Maths
  • AS-Levels: A Economics, A Geography, A English, A Maths, A General Studies
  • GCSEs: 9 A*s and 1 A

Journalism Career History

Freelance Femail writer, MailOnline (Current)

  • Write and publish articles for Femail desk
  • Edit MailOnline website

Reporter, Mail On Sunday Diary Column (Current)

  • Interview celebrities and VIPs at red carpet events

Weekend Editor, The Tab (national online student publication) (Current)

  • Write and publish national news stories and features
  • Liaise with and assist university editors
  • Edit and publish writers’ articles for website

Election Results Taker, Press Association (Current)

Work experience, The Daily Mail (2015)

Work experience, The Portsmouth News (2015)

Work experience, The Northern Echo and Durham Times (2014)

News Editor, The Tab Durham (2012-2014)

  • Edited Durham University’s most read online student publication
  • Recruited, trained and managed a team of several news reporters
  • Wrote over 100 articles – more than any other Tab writer in the country
  • Broke news stories, achieving a readership of more than 100,000 people

Work Experience, The Jeremy Vine Show, BBC Radio 2 (2013)

Editorial Assistant, The Petersfield Post (2013)

Work experience, London Evening Standard, Features Desk (2013)

Travel Writer, Durham University Newspaper ‘Palatinate’ (2012-2013)

Editorial Assistant, Life Magazines (2010-2012)

Student Editor, ‘Focus’ Magazine, Churcher’s College (2009-2011)

Other

Full driving licence

Nominated for Durham Students’ Union’s ‘Greatest Contribution to Student Media 2013’ award

Completed the Devizes to Westminster Canoe Marathon to raise money for the Motor Neurone Disease Association

Interests: Current affairs, creative writing, travel, lifestyle, cycling, rowing

References

Paul Bolding (City University): paul.bolding.1@city.ac.uk

Sara Smyth (Daily Mail): sara.smyth@dailymail.co.uk

Jack Rivlin (The Tab): jack@tab.co.uk

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