Book your free place on the Student Media Summit 2017

Owen Jones, Shaunagh Connaire and Jessica Winch

Owen Jones, Shaunagh Connaire and Jessica Winch will appear as guest speakers at a free event in August for students looking to kick start a career in media.

Back for its 10th year, the Student Media Summit 2017 will take place on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 August at Amnesty International UK's Human Rights Action Centre (HRAC).

The event is held in collaboration with AIUK and the NUS.

Other speakers include:

  • Anna Doble, digital editor, BBC Radio 1
  • Siobhan Sinnerton, commissioning editor, Channel 4
  • Ben Bryant, reporter, Vice News
  • Zing Tsjeng, UK editor, Broadly
  • Emily Dugan, senior reporter, Buzzfeed
  • Jessica Elgot, political reporter, Guardian
  • Eve Hartley, multimedia editor, Huffington Post
  • Simon Israel, home affairs editor, ITN
  • Sharon Lougher, deputy features editor, Metro
  • Claire Rutter, entertainment editor, Metro
  • Tarah Welsh, reporter, BBC
  • Lucy Siegle, ethical columnist, Guardian
  • Helen Lawson, features sub-editor, The Times
  • Zoe Beaty, deputy news and content editor, The Pool
  • Barbara Speed, opinion editor, i news
  • Shannon Jensen, photographer, Getty Images
  • Adrian Seal, Press Association

The event is designed to help students boost their media skills and prepare for their career. It will also offer an excellent opportunity to network with professionals from across the industry.

Visit the NUS site to find out more and book your free place today

Hurry — this event is always very popular!

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