In this feature for The Radio Times I assessed the on-going issue of the best boxers being kept apart by big business and big broadcasters.
I recently spent two weeks on a work experience placement with Radio Times, helping their web team. It was a great experience. I got to see a lot of my copy published on the site, gain an insight into how their team works and even interview Peaky Blinders star, Sam Neill.
Here’s a screenshot summary of some of my previous contributions to The National Student. I was their Sports Editor and briefly edited the Tech section too.
[Note: this is being re-published as part of my NCTJ portfolio submission.]
Drug dealing, drug use and gang-culture are growing in Sharrow, local activists are claiming.
[Note: this is being re-published as part of my NCTJ portfolio submission.)
A Sheffield-based brewery is expanding after winning five international awards.
New brewing tanks and a new building will increase the amount of beer that Abbeydale Brewery can produce each week.
The brewery, located just off Abbeydale Road, scooped five awards at The Global Beer Competition, formerly known as The Beer Masters. Their double IPA, Deliverance, got gold with the brewery also receiving two silver awards and two bronze.
Tommy Philbin’s story is a gruelling one. Having been hospitalised with depression, he’s now worked his way back to fitness and is living the life of a professional fighter.
Ross Murray had the biggest win of his career back in May. He didn’t just beat his opponent, he also beat the expectations placed on him as an older fighter and picked up his first pro title at 37-years-old.
I spent a week at The Sheffield Star in June 2019. I received very positive feedback and saw four of my pieces published in the paper. All four were featured on the cover, one of which was the main cover story for the day.
Bradley Welsh was tragically killed back in April. I had trained in his gym during my undergraduate degree in Edinburgh and never imagined I’d be writing about his death in such circumstances.