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Lewis Deakin.

Lewis Deakin.

NCTJ-trained senior communications officer, with experience in a wide variety of journalism settings.

Previously published by StaffsLive, the Exmouth Journal, http://www.letsrecycle.com, http://www.airqualitynews.com,  LichfieldLive, Shropshire Star, Express and Star, the Cannock Chronicle, Newport Advertiser, South Shropshire Journal and a variety of other publications.

Shorthand 80WPM, NCTJ media law, reporting, portfolio, essential public affairs and sports journalism. Regularly met tight deadlines for the Express and Star, Shropshire Star, Ludlow Advertiser and South Shropshire Journal. Graduated from Staffordshire University in July 2014 with First Class Honours in (BA) Hons Sports PR and Journalism.

Efficient with WordPress, including content management systems Shell and Ted. Confident in mobile journalism skills using a range of devices. Clean driving license.  My skill set also includes, Adobe Photoshop, QuarkXPress 10, Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Picture Manager Powerpoint, Outlook, HootSuite, Final Cut Pro and PicMonkey.

Devoted to people and the general unpredictability of the media industry. Lives in Shepherds Bush, London. Interested in journalism and the wider world. The media and communications industry is the perfect way to combine all three of my passions. In April 2015 I was a Midlands Media Student Awards sports finalist. For more information go to http://birmingham-press-club.co.uk/clowning-wins-natasha-top-award/ng-wins-natasha-top-award/.