This week was a particularly challenging week as the live show followed a particular theme. It was centred around a Journalism Futures theme. In the morning briefing I suggested topics for each group along with suggestions on how they could execute the piece. I also made sure to inform those
For my first week as news editor I made sure to press on many of the issues or areas that could be improved from previous weeks. I made sure to attend Monday's meeting with a number of story ideas I thought would be relevant to our audience and show incase
This day I once again took on the role of social media editor when I was supposed to be the assistant as Izzy didn't come to class again. However I was given a different job than usual which is to create a social media piece for the live show where
Students will be required to submit a critical explication of a video or radio show (up to 1,000 words). This is your chance to reflect on the show and the quality of the content. Consider the show’s news values, style, aims and different broadcast platforms. You will need to choose
This week I was supposed to be social media assistant but the actual editor Izzy wasn't in class so I took on her role instead. She hadn't been posting throughout reading week or ahead of the live show so we had lost two followers and our reach and engagements had
My first responsibility today was to ensure all VT packages and other media were moved from Dropbox into the broadcasting system with the same running order name in Inception. This was fairly simple except loads of VT groups did not have their VT's ready in time and the ones that
Today was fairly smooth considering I had gotten into a routine in terms of social media planning and scheduling. When I got in I planned the posts I wanted to share on each of the platforms and started to take photos of the briefing, behind the scenes in the studio
Throughout the week I analysed the analytics and content on our social media pages and found that the posts that got the most engagement was the behind the scene pictures of our team in the studio preparing for the show. Our best tweet was the Pret allergy scandal sneak preview
When I first arrived at the newsroom Friday morning I checked the social media channels for any notifications that needed attending and to analyse the analytics from the day before. In the previous 7 days our page views had gone up 1,250%, got 18 page likes, and reached 182 people.
In preparation for Thursday's live show I familiarised myself with the social media channels - Facebook, Instagram and Twitter - and also Hootsuite, the application for scheduling posts, to ensure a continuous stream of content could be sent out on each one.
On Monday I was extremely ill and therefore unable