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2010 Graduate Success

14 September 2010

Recent success from the School of Media, Arts and Design.

Journalism MA 2010 Graduates

Amid a stagnant economy and what is widely recognised as difficult job market, students from the MAJI programme have made huge gains in their chosen careers. Andrew Stewart, and international students Denisa Morariu, and Doris Okafor, have all won places on the CNN internship scheme at the London Bureau. Their fellow graduates have also found coveted roles in the industry;

Rosie Duffield musicroom.com
Gurdeep Hundal Health Desk at City Television, Canada
Stefanie Linhardt Standard and Poor’s London newswire service
Kirsty Manley CBBC
Kay Obibi Drive time presenter, Power FM, Orlando Florida USA
Kate Ross International Herald Tribune, Paris
Clement Silverman Fox News London Bureau
Amy May Shead GMTV
Holly Wallace Today programme, BBC Radio Four, and Hayes F

Daisy Craver, Fashion Design BA Honours 2010 Graduate

Design students from around the country presented their final collections in front of a panel from Warehouse and the British Fashion Council for a once in a lifetime opportunity – a work placement at Warehouse HQ.  Recent Westminster graduate Daisy Craver won the coveted internship and will see her designs and ensuing collection sold in Warehouse stores nationally.

Follow her journey here

Jessica Madden, Fashion Design BA Honours 2010 Graduate

Harrods and the British Fashion Council have announced recent Westminster graduate Jessica Madden as the winner of the store's annual graduate competition. She will undertake a year's paid internship at the store, working alongside Harrods' buying team on design, development and retail experience.

‘(Jessica’s) presentation perfectly captured the Harrods customer; we were impressed with Jessica's commercial childrenswear designs.’ Marigay McKee, Director of Fashion and Beauty, Harrods.

Abigail Mowbray, Journalism International MA 2010 Graduate

Abigail Mowbray, who blogged at AM World has beaten thousands of applicants to win a place on the highly competitive BBC producer training programme and is off to BBC Northern Ireland.


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