The latest issue of Headlines, the LJMU Journalism department’s magazine about our graduates, is now live.
Written and designed by third year students, the magazine features LJMU Journalism and International Journalism alumni who are all making their mark in a range of varied careers.
In this year’s issue we feature alumni from the worlds of politics, sport, showbiz, news, magazines, TV, radio and PR.
We also catch up with 2016 graduate Leigh Kimmins McManus, whose career took a very different turn when he was scouted by a leading modelling agency and found himself modelling on the Gucci catwalk just weeks after leaving LJMU. Leigh tells us that while his life may be exciting, his heart is still in journalism, saying: “I’d rather be jet-setting around the world writing.”
Programme Leader, Jackie Newton, said: “We are immensely proud of all our alumni and Headlines is a great way for us to share some of their stories. It is also a really interesting project for the final year students who write and design what, I hope everyone agrees, is a very professional magazine and one that shows off their talents too.”
This year’s team included Design Editor James Jones, News Editor Hamish Ellwood and writers and designers Kriston Murphy, Andrew Cook, Josh Hodge, Aaliyah Rugg and Josh Doherty, headed by Journalism lecturer Kate Heathman.
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