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Sport journalism lecturers land prestigious gig

Members of the Sport Journalism BA(Hons) course team have secured a prestigious job, editing a major academic work for cutting-edge publisher Routledge. Co-course leaders Jed Novick and Rob Steen, together with visiting lecturer Dr Huw Richards, are co-editing the Routledge Handbook of Sports Journalism, a mammoth project that will showcase the work of eminent academics…

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Student’s Usain Bolt scoop

Sports journalism student Dylan Legrand flew half way round the world on the off chance of interviewing the biggest name in athletics – Usain Bolt – and came away a scoop. Dylan, who graduates from the University of Brighton this year, had no idea if he would succeed but was determined to try anything in…

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Fleet Street beckons

Two University of Brighton sports journalism students won placements on two national newspapers. Charlie Eustice went to The Independent and on his second day there was commissioned to write an article he had researched and presented; read the article. And Harriet Fuller finished her placement at The Sun to be told that “this is your…

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Journalism students on Lewes Bonfire Celebrations

Our second-year Sport Journalism and Travel Journalism students have posted on Overtime Online about the Lewes Bonfire and other celebrations around Brighton and Eastbourne. The website has been recognised by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) as one of the top four student websites in the country. Read these and more stories.

Course leader appears in ITV documentary

Sport Journalism BA(Hons) co-leader Rob Steen is appearing in the three-part ITV4 documentary series The Football Mavericks, which started on Tuesday May 5 2015 and aims to “paint a unique portrait of those who dare to be different”.

Sport journalism student inside the Formula 1 paddock

Charlie Eustice, Sport Journalism BA(Hons) student, on his first time inside the Formula 1 paddock: “My first time was unexpected, a tad frightening, and most of all, totally unforgettable, sparking an insatiable appetite for more. I speak of course of my first time inside the Formula 1 paddock, an exclusive sector of the motorsport world…

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Clare Balding’s top tips

TV presenter Clare Balding visited the Eastbourne campus on 23 April. ​She told budding sports journalists at the School of Sport and Service Management: “Do your homework.” At a packed lecture theatre, the writer and broadcaster said “prep’” was absolutely essential.

Another major award shortlist for course leader

Sport Journalism BA(Hons) co-course leader Rob Steen has been shortlisted for another major award – the prestigious Lord Aberdare Literary Prize, awarded annually by the British Society of Sports History.

British Horseracing Graduate Development Programme

Final year Sport Journalism BA(Hons) student, Jack Haynes, on his graduation path: “On a typical Saturday on January 10, when I normally settle down and watch the afternoon’s racing, I stumbled across an advertisement on Twitter for the British Horseracing Authority’s graduate scheme. It was simply by pure chance that I became aware of the…

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Becoming a radio star

Greg Stubley is studying Sport Journalism BA(Hons) and has already started to shape his career after graduation. “Studying Sport Journalism at the University of Brighton has been excellent for me getting work outside of my studies.

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