Careers Beyond the Ordinary

How to turn the skills you have, into the career and lifestyle you want


Edu-venture Bristol: Getting Started in Journalism

Are you considering a career in Journalism? Come along to our webinar on Wednesday 10 February at 6pm to hear from four speakers who have carved out successful careers in the field.

Our guests will discuss:

  • What inspired them and how they started out
  • What challenges they may have faced
  • What the key skills are and tips on how to develop them
  • How to write an effective pitch to publishers as a freelance writer/journalist
  • How to monetise an online publication

This will also give like-minded individuals a chance to meet, share ideas and inspire a whole new wave of influential journalists and reporters.

There will be a Q&A session at the end for you to ask them any questions you may have.

Our guest speakers are:

  1. Adam Heywood – Founder and Creative Director of Bloom in Doom Magazine
  2. Hannah Varney – Visuals Director of Bloom in Doom Magazine
  3. Chante Joseph – Freelance writer, digital content producer and host of Channel 4’s social media series #HowNotToBeRacist.
  4. Jeremy Goldkorn and Jiayun Feng – Editor-in-Chief and Society & Culture Editor at SupChina 


6-7pm (GMT) Wednesday 10 February 2021


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Our Speakers

Chanté Joseph
Chanté JosephHost of Channel 4’s How Not To Be Racist
Chanté is a freelance writer, digital content producer and host of Channel 4’s How Not To Be Racist and The Face Magazine’s ‘My Public Me’ Podcast.

Chanté frequently writes for platforms including British Vogue, Complex, The Guardian, The I Paper, Huffington Post, VICE, Gal-dem, Soho House and more.

In 2018, Chanté wrote her first-ever cover story for Wonderland Magazine interviewing Beyoncé’s very own Chloe and Halle. She has recently hosted live streams for Tik Tok and collaborated with brands such as Bumble, adidas, Spotify and Youtube.

Chanté is also currently writing for her first book A Quick Ting On: The Black British Power Movement, due out in 2021.

Jiayun Feng
Jiayun FengSociety & Culture Editor, SupChina
Jiayun is an Associate Editor at SupChina based in NYC, producing high-quality journalism on China’s society and culture.

Jiayun was born in Shanghai, where she spent her first 20 years and earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism at Fudan University.

Interested in writing for a global audience, Jiayun attended the NYU Graduate School of Journalism for its Global & Joint Program Studies, which allowed her to combine a journalism career with her interest in international relations.

Jiayun previously wrote for Sixth Tone and Shanghai Daily in China.

Adam Heywood
Adam HeywoodFounder, Bloom in Doom
Falmouth University alum Adam Heywood is the Founder and Creative Director of Bloom in Doom, a student-led print magazine and online news site dedicated to positive and solution-based ecological journalism.

A play on the phrase ‘Gloom and Doom’, the magazine and news site strives to provide readers with well-researched journalism that does not downplay the ecological issues facing our generation, but also highlights solutions for genuine change.

Bloom in Doom: