22-25.pdf Download this file A case study feature on long-distance relationships.
52-57.pdf Download this file The way I got this story was interesting and a lot of fun. I'm on Twitter (a lot) and someone on my timeline retweeted a story about a man who used Twitter to travel across continents. I was immediately intrigued. In Transit needed an interview or first-person account for its … Continue reading The Twitchhiker – an interview with @paul_a_smith
34-38_low_res.pdf Download this file For the Travel section of In Transit, we decided to have a section dedicated to photographs, an interview with a photographer, an out-and-out travel piece and a piece on wacky vacations. I remembered Catalin from Twitter (that bountiful source of information), and contacted him immediately. He was extremely helpful and agreed … Continue reading Shoot and Stay – an interview with Catalin Marin
Spread1_copy.pdf Download this file My 1200-1500 word piece for last semester's portfolio. I designed it for the dummy magazine I created, Cognition - a magazine for parents with special needs children. >Attaching the text in the designed spreads after this, just in case people don't want to/can't read the PDF above. Did You Make Your Vote Count? … Continue reading Did You Make Your Vote Count?
spread2.pdf Download this file My 800-1000 word piece for last semester's portfolio. I designed it for the dummy magazine I created, Cognition - a magazine for parents with special needs children. Attaching the text in the designed spreads after this, just in case people don't want to/can't read the PDF above. Having … Continue reading Having an Absolute Ball
COVER.pdf Download this file The cover I designed for my dummy magazine Cognition for last semester. Image credit: Polly Tommey (who also gave me a brilliant interview for the magazine, which I will upload later)
Note: As always, the work I do for my journalism portfolio for my MA Magazine Journalism course at the University of Sheffield are uploaded here. This one is my 300-500 word piece for the JNL6024 module in the spring semester. It says "Cognition reports" in the sell because as part of the module, we had … Continue reading Autism – a collection of unique disorders?
I'd interviewed the Desert Chill team last August while I was interning with Time Out Dubai. I re-wrote the piece and added the British element to it as part of my module submission for my MA Magazine Journalism course. An integral part of British culture is an ice cream van cruising the streets playing … Continue reading The Empire Strikes Back. With Ice Cream.
This was my real life piece for my portfolio last semester. Written in December 2009. When I was seven years old, my grandfather gave me my first ever diary. It was a hard-bound book, brilliantly coloured, aimed at young children with fascinating facts and games inside as a bonus. “Write in this”, he said. “Write … Continue reading Fourteen diaries and a Funeral
Not only is the MA Magazine Journalism course at the University of Sheffield PTC-accredited, it also offers a lot of hands-on experience to its students. While the first semester went by in building ground rules in UK law, ethics, news writing and reporting, and basics of feature writing, this semester we've been thrown headfirst into … Continue reading My Magazine: For Parents with Special Needs Children