Journalism career tips, legal advice and free wine
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The format of the evening is as follows:
Getting into Journalism panel
Recent winners of The Geddes Prizes now working at The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, The Guardian, the New York Times and BBC Newsnight give their advice on how to break into journalism.
How Not To Get Sued, with Charlotte Harris
Charlotte Harris, one of the leading libel solicitors in the country and a partner at Kingsley Napley will give a workshop on how not to get sued, and dealing with sources and staying on the right side of the law. Charlotte’s client base includes MPs, celebrities, PR experts, sports agents, sports people and other individuals subject to media attention. The Geddes Trust is honoured to host her in Oxford.
In the greatest traditions of journalistic events, there will also be free wine, soft drinks and nibbles. Schmooze with the Geddes Trustees, former winners and panellists for tips on entering this year’s prizes and further advice on the best ways to network your way to a job in journalism.