30 episodes

Welcome to Views Our Own, a young journalism podcast discussing all aspects of the media industry - from different types of journalism, to careers, experiences and industry issues. We also highlight talented new writers in our New Voices series.
Follow us here and on Twitter and Instagram @ViewsOurOwn for updates on episodes and a chance to be involved!
Your hosts: Sophie Kiderlin (@skiderlin) and Mischa Alexander (@alex_mischa42)

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Welcome to Views Our Own, a young journalism podcast discussing all aspects of the media industry - from different types of journalism, to careers, experiences and industry issues. We also highlight talented new writers in our New Voices series.
Follow us here and on Twitter and Instagram @ViewsOurOwn for updates on episodes and a chance to be involved!
Your hosts: Sophie Kiderlin (@skiderlin) and Mischa Alexander (@alex_mischa42)

    Let's talk about Social Media Management

    Let's talk about Social Media Management

    Social media is a quintessential tool for modern journalists. But how can you make it work for you? We sat down with Danielle Olavario, social media manager for Euronews, to talk about how to get your work seen through social media, the importance of marketing yourself, and what it feels like to accidentally go viral.
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    • 26 min
    New Voices: Francesca Hughes

    New Voices: Francesca Hughes

    This week on New Voices: Francesca Hughes! We chatted all about why her work writing about disability is so important, her experiences as the BBC Young Reporter of the year 2019 and Francesca's quick-fire questions answers made Sophie's day!

    Find Francesca on Twitter @franariella

    You can find Francesca's Vice article here

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    • 22 min
    Let's talk about Music Journalism

    Let's talk about Music Journalism

    Everyone loves listening to music, but what's it like to write about? We spoke to Geo Blackman, founder and editor-in-chief of Happy People Music, all about music journalism. Join us as we discuss writing music reviews, building good relationships with artists and bands, and the hectic cycle of music news. 

    Follow Geo on Twitter: @geoblckman

    Follow Happy People Music on Twitter and Instagram

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    • 26 min
    Let's talk about the NCTJ

    Let's talk about the NCTJ

    We spoke to Lucy Dyer, editorial development manager at News Associates, all about the NCTJ - how it works, what it covers and why it's a great qualification for young journalists to gain! In the coming weeks, we'll also be talking about other journalism qualifications and ways into the industry, so keep an eye out for those episodes! 

    Find Lucy, News Associates and The School of Journalism on Twitter

    Find details about the NCTJ and News Associates online

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    • 31 min
    New Voices: Alex Moreland

    New Voices: Alex Moreland

    In this instalment of New Voices, we speak to Alex Moreland. We spoke all about writing about TV shows, his interview with Christopher Eccleston, and once and for all settle the argument: binging or weekly watching!!!

    Find Alex on Twitter

    You can find Alex's article here

    Follow Views Our Own on Twitter and Instagram: @ViewsOurOwn

    Follow your hosts on Twitter: @skiderlin and @alex_mischa42

    • 24 min
    Let's talk about Disability in the Media

    Let's talk about Disability in the Media

    This week, we spoke to Rachel Charlton-Dailey, freelance writer and disability activist, all about disability within the media. Join us as we pick apart the way language frames how the stories of disabled people are told, what can be done to amplify their voices, and why we should do away with inspirational stories about disability.

    Find Rachel on Twitter and Instagram 

    Find The Unwritten on Twitter 

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    • 27 min

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LOVED. LOVED. LOVED! Just listened to the first New Voices episode and love the whole concept. Young journos are really cool and a lot of them are all doing such incredible things! Really great episode and can’t wait to listen to more. Neve

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