We believe the children are our future…

Reputation Communications is once again getting behind a push to help find tomorrow’s star journalists as MD Patrick Barrow joins the judging panel of the London Voices journalism competition for a second year.

Organiser Amanda Pavon-Lopez from the London Learning Consortium said: “The aim is to support and promote emerging journalism talent across London, and generate some inspirational news ways of seeing our city. We want to help encourage new voices for London which reflect personal experiences of living, working or studying in one of the biggest and most vibrant cities in the world. Above all, this competition hopes to nurture new talent, stimulate debate and challenge the way Londoners view their city, through citizen journalism.”

The competition offers aspiring citizen journalists the opportunity to showcase their work among a variety of media figures as well as claim prizes including workplace introductions to journalism.

Rules of entry are very simple, you must;

  • Be over 14 years old
  • Live, work or study in greater London
  • Not be in full-time paid journalism work
  • Submit your written, video, photographic or audio entry by 21st May 2018

RepComms’ Patrick Barrow said: “As someone fascinated by media as well as a Londoner born and bred, I found the competition an inspiring and revealing in-sight to my home city and the views and experiences of the panoply of people who populate it.

“Journalism faces enormous challenges of relevance, trust and engagement while remaining such a vital trade to any democracy. Seeing people with different takes and real talent gives me real optimism for its future.”

Further details are available from the London Learning Consortium, an educational initiative aimed at helping people of all ages gain career-enhancing qualifications.

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