Journalist Becky lands dream job in television

By Michael Upton | 13/09/2017

Journalist Becky lands dream job in television
Becky Lancashire

A GRADUATE has swapped the lecture theatre for the TV studio after landing a job in her dream career.

Becky Lancashire (21) bagged a role as trainee production journalist with ITV straight from completing a journalism degree at the University of Lincoln.

The former Wickersley School and Oakwood High School student — who met football legend Thierry Henry and presenters Jim White and Kirsty Gallacher while on work experience at Sky Sports News — is now heading off to St Helier in Jersey to begin her new career.

Becky auditioned for their annual ITV News Traineeship and narrowly missed out on a place but was offered an interview for a production journalist role after impressing the judging panel.

Becky, who described her journalism course as phenomenal, praised her supportive tutors and said university had taught her a vast range of life skills including team work, commitment, planning, organisation, time management and self-confidence.

Before her graduation ceremony, Becky was given the Professor John Tulloch award for Best Journalism Student by the School of English and Journalism.

Tags



Spotted something we should know about?

Call our Newsdesk on 01709 768146
Or email newsdesk@rotherhamadvertiser.co.uk
Message us on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheRotherhamAdvertiser/