2015 Journalist award winner announced

Jessica Twist, just graduated from Nottingham Trent University Department of Broadcasting and Journalism, is this year’s winner of the Soroptimist International Nottingham Student Award for Journalism.  Jessica is shown being presented with the award with SI Nottingham Club member Audrey Jones at the recent Departmental award ceremony on Degree Day.

journalist award 2015Jessica’s project was considered the best of six entries: a lively video highlighting the pressures on women in the fashion industry via interviews of young teenagers keen to enter the industry as well as women who have experienced the many pitfalls.

The aim of the award, donated by SI Nottingham, is to raise students’ awareness of women’s issues in the media, as well as the key values of Soroptimism; that all women and girls should achieve their individual and collective potential.

SI Nottingham would like to thank all staff in the department of Broadcasting and Journalism for their support for this award, in particular Carole Fleming Academic Team Leader.

Click here to watch Jessica’s video