I attended my first gig after a year and half due to the pandemic, you can read about it here. If you’re heading to a live show or any other event for the first time after COVID and any event after that, here are some tips I have learnt that really helped me cope during … Continue reading WORDS FROM THE TEAM: TIPS FOR ATTENDING AN EVENT AFTER LOCKDOWN
Make Sure You Are Clued Up On Your Knowledge
When writing non-fiction such as reviews, news articles, features or even a story based on true events it's no secret you have to be clued up on your facts and history or at least research the subject beforehand. The best example of where research is crucial is interviews; it's a two way operation for you … Continue reading Make Sure You Are Clued Up On Your Knowledge
Tips: Don’t Be Afraid To Go Beyond Your Comfort Zone
The best perks of a journalist are free show entry, getting to hear the newest records before they're released and interviewing your heroes. It's also a remarkable way to find out much more about genres you originally wouldn't look twice at. As a music journalist, a basic understanding and appreciation of ALL genres is needed, … Continue reading Tips: Don’t Be Afraid To Go Beyond Your Comfort Zone
Tips: Don’t Worry About The Time, Enjoy The Interview
As well as a weekly vlog I am going to conduct weekly tips about being a journalist. A lot of the time I was worried about how much time went by during interviews. I did a simple thing with the dictaphone; it helped me to relax and enjoy the interview.