City University London

Below are a few examples of work produced while studying BA Journalism at City University London. Some of the modules included on the course are: Introduction to British media, UK politics, conflict reporting, web design, audio and video production, media law and ethics, data journalism and sports journalism.


City OnAir

City OnAir is the student radio station at City University London. I joined the team in my first year of studies as a presenter and producer, before taking the role as editor with a group of 20+ regular contributors. Together, we produced an average of six hours of podcast content a week, including three hours […]

Food waste in London

A four minute radio package about how food waste is being dealt with in London, as new data suggests that food businesses could save an average of £6,000 a year by not wasting food. Interviews are with Andrew Fishwick from the Truscott Arms, Waitrose, and Rhammel Afflick.

FOUR:Magazine

As part of undergraduate study at City, I designed and contributed articles to a magazine titled FOUR. I designed the layout in Adobe InDesign CC. Below are some examples of these pages, including a couple of articles I wrote.

Growing trends in ‘superfoods’

The first ‘superfood cocktail bar’ has opened in England, and is part of a growing trend of so-called ‘superfoods’. Production team: Zay Arguelles (presenter), Samuel Gould and Unsah Malik.

Proposed smoking ban in London parks and public spaces

This is a news package about the proposals of a smoking ban in London’s parks and in Parliament and Trafalgar Square. The video was mainly filmed at Trafalgar Square, with additional footage filmed in St James Park. Production team: Anjali Mandalia (presenter), Andrea Kmeťová, Zay Arguelles and Samuel Gould.

Radio news bulletins

News bulletins: 12th January 2017 A 1’20” news bulletin at 2pm, 3pm and 4pm. News bulletin: 18th October 2016 I recorded a short voice-piece about Birmingham Airport recording its fifth consecutive month where it has handled over one million passengers for a news bulletin presented by Cheralene Lavery. News bulletin: 4th March 2015 A 2’30” 7pm news bulletin for […]

Tunnel vision: street-level disruption at Farringdon

Farringdon is to be transformed into a major rail interchange and construction work is underway. The Farringdon interchange will provide a link between Thameslink, the London Underground and the Crossrail network itself, as well as a railway connection between two of the UK’s busiest airports, Heathrow and Gatwick. According to the Crossrail website, “This interchange […]

What do trends in mobile messaging have to do with terrorism?

Following an increase in terrorism activity in late 2014-early 2015, David Cameron announced that ‘there should not be any safe place for terrorists to communicate’ and that if re-elected, the Conservatives would introduce new powers to help authorities gather more intelligence. But can an increase in the use of social media and instant messaging really […]

What is ‘newsworthiness’, and where does it come from?

Research conducted into the meaning of ‘Newsworthiness’ as a term for establishing the importance of information as ‘news’, submitted as coursework for a module on media law and ethics at City University London. What is ‘newsworthiness’, and where does it come from? “The term ‘newsworthiness’ is fascinating and mysterious in equal parts” says McGregor (2002). The word has […]