Thoughts, essays and blog posts about things that matter to me.
The art of doing nothing, is in fact an art. Hard to perfect from some, easier to come by for others. Like most arts, it is hard to appreciate unless you cannot do it. I have found whilst being away, that i struggle to do nothing. Well I can sit in a cafe or sit […]More
A Reflective piece on Teenage Persona
Creating a piece that was so focused on something that is comedic, yet still has the power to resonate with all audience members as it is about the process of creating a persona to fit in whilst growing up meant an inclusive angle had to be used. The photo essay of Owen is him doing […]More
Research Report BCM241
Introduction This research report shall be analysing the response that female sports journalists get from the audience, interviewees, and colleagues. The aim is to compare the findings to the reaction that a male sports journalist would get in the same situation, thus drawing a conclusion, pointing out that women are cited less in sports because […]More
I’m just going to say it, I’m not cut out to be a tutor. I don’t know how to give negative feedback, the only negative feedback was the things I was saying about my own pitch in comparison to the ones I was reviewing. How do you guys do it? Get back in the comments […]More
Who’s Playing Ball?
If the ball starts in the middle at Women in Sports Media, it then gets thrown to the journalists, then to the sports of focus, then to the commentators, then to the audience, then to how the audience consumes it and then to what they think of it, the response. So who’s playing ball for […]More
Down to the Nitty Gritty
This is a brief version of my later long and extensive research report I have to write on the DA, this one just includes a few epiphanies. Hence why it’s the Nitty Gritty. Doing more extensive research I realised that to study people and their reactions Reddit is a great place for it, all people […]More
Theory/ starting point
I am making an assumption that female sports journalists aren’t consumed at the rate that male sports journalists are. But after scrolling through news pages online, I CANT SEEM TO FIND ANY FEMALE SPORTS JOURNALISTS!!! argh. I am looking for journalists that are reporting on what are assumed as ‘predominantly male’ sports, so far I […]More
Leap of Faith with Ciarna Zielinski
I had the honour of interviewing a new young business owner, finding out the struggles of letting go of financial support, and the stability of a standard 9 to 5 job at Domino’s and leaping into the unknown of a Personal Training business. Ciarna is 20 years old, and just finished her certificate in personal […]More