National Union of Journalists (NUJ)
Eve has recently been making use of workshops organised by FEU Training to build her skills and talks about her experience.
FEU Training is kicking off the 2018/19 Union Learning Fund project year with a batch of great training opportunities aimed at freelance professionals in the arts and entertainment sectors. Open to freelance members of Equity, The Musicians Union, the National Union of Journalists and the Writers Guide of Great Britain, April sees three courses...
Can you tell us a bit about your career to date? After I left university with a degree in English Literature, I moved to Japan for a year with the Japan Exchange and Teaching programme (JET). Then I travelled to Australia before heading onto New Zealand to work with a magazine publishing house as...
Holly Lowe is one of many union members in the entertainment industry to have acquired social media skills through the union route. When she is not hard at work practising or on tour performing with her harp, Musicians’ Union member Holly Lowe is reaching new audiences through social media, which is...
I was brought up by a single parent on a very low income and attended a local comprehensive school. After completing my A levels earlier this year, I am starting university at Birkbeck, University of London. As well as studying, I am a Youth Councillor for the London Borough of Newham.
For the first time in my career I've actually verbalised and written down what I want!" That was what Eleanor Bennett tweeted after her morning session with the Federation of Entertainment Unions (FEU) training programme. She was joined by 30-plus young creatives from the worlds of media and...
For a journalist having a great idea for a story or feature isn’t always enough. So how do you ensure the commissioning editor opens your email rather than others from her bulging inbox? Louise Bolotin, one of the tutors on the NUJ’s Get Started as Freelance and Pitch and Deal courses, has a few...
Ever since I can remember, I've thought university is not all it's cracked up to be. But there's so much snobbery around academia and back-patting when young people get into the university of their choice; it's almost frowned upon to have a different view. From A Levels, I went straight into what...