Category Freelance

A Day in the Life of a Head Educator at Blitz and Pieces Historical

It seems apt to give you something a little different this week – and I’ve been learning a little bit about the history of journalism. That may give you a clue! It’s still entirely creative but it’s a blast from the past in terms of history. This week I spoke to Darren Stride, who is […]

A Day in the Life of a Broadcast Journalism graduate.

This week we are going back to journalism. I’m finally back home after feeling rather windswept with PR and other sectors for the past few weeks. Alas, we are looking into the life of a broadcast journalism graduate. I talked to Rebecca Broad, who’s 21 and is a Broadcast Journalism graduate. Rebecca is also an aspiring novelist, […]

A Day in the Life of a Social Media Consultant.

Social media has become an integral part of the creative industry. It’s a way to engage with your audience, to advertise and market your products or your brand and to communicate your thoughts about news and events. It has so many uses. This week I spoke to Jonathan Pollinger, a Social Media Consultant. Here’s what Jonathan […]

A Day in the Life of a Digital Marketing Consultant.

Having explored different areas of the creative industry this week, I decided to focus on marketing for this week’s Day in the Life Series. This week I talked to Lucy Kirkness who is 26 and is a Digital Marketing Consultant. Here’s an insight into marketing courtesy of Lucy! How did you get into your job? In […]

A Day in the Life of an Animator, Designer and Illustrator.

I’ve taken the time to explore other areas of the creative industry and this week I spoke to the highly creative, Emma Reynolds, who is 27 and is a character designer, illustrator, director AND designer for animation. I had the pleasure of asking Emma a few questions! Here are her answers! How did you get into your job?  […]

A Day in the Life of a Creative Degree Student.

We are into our fourth week of the a Day in the Life Series. To celebrate the series being around for a month, I decided to focus on students starting out in their creative careers. This time I spoke to Sophie McNaughton, a 19-year-old student studying for a degree in English Literature, Journalism and Creative Writing at […]

A Day in the Life of an Academic Tutor and Podcast Producer.

The third person to appear in this series is Jay Sykes. He’s 23 and is an Academic Tutor at the University of Sunderland, a podcast producer, and he works with an arts project called “ArtWorks-U”.  In addition, he volunteers for the Bronze award-winning Spark Sunderland, and won a Gold award at the New York Festivals, for […]