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20th April 2015

On the 27th of March, Gavin Thompson, Assistant Editor of the Business section of the Bristol Post, visited St.Brendan’s and delivered a talk on journalism.

Gavin Thompson

Gavin Thompson

Thompson talked about what being a journalist meant and how this has changed over the years. He gave us insight into his career and spoke of how he got into journalism, as well as what a ‘’normal day’’ as an editor entails. During this time we got to learn about the skills and qualities a journalist needs to possess.

The talk was very insightful and helped all of the students gain a better understanding of the industry. (Article by student Samantha Anibigno)