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Sports Journalism student Leon wins prestigious NCTJ Student Award

Beating off the competition, final-year Sports Journalism BA(Hons) student Leon Imber has won the Sports Journalism Student category at the NCTJ Awards being praised by Sky Sports New judges for his “exceptional” interviews. Leon says, “I’m grateful to the Uni of Brighton for giving me the foundations to push into the national media and contribute work of my own.”

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Meet the staff: Dr Simon McEnnis, subject lead media

“I knew from a very young age that I was going to be a journalist because I loved creative writing at School. I was having a clear-out over Christmas and I found a football match report that I wrote when I was 13 and my teacher left the comment “could have been lifted from the sports pages” which turned out to be a premonition given my career path. Read More