Hope you’re all really well and enjoying this wholly un-English heat wave.
Worries @ The Workplace
Calling all writers
Writers from around the world are submitting their work to the Brit Writers' Awards 2012. For a chance to win a £10,000 prize and a publishing contract, submit your writing here DEADLINE Friday 30th
For those of you just starting out and looking to pursue a career in marketing, check out this article for helpful tips about how to write a concise, targeted and achievement-driven CV.
Guardian Open Weekend
The Guardian held its first Open Weekend, inviting readers to take part in a mixture of debates, talks, workshops etc. For a round-up of the festival, click here
For the journalists among you, here are some tips on essential tools from tech-savvy journalists
Connectivity and evolving technologies will not end the role of traditional TV channels, they will only make them stronger – read more here
For those of you wondering how you can incorporate social media into your church life, check out this article about a tweeting vicar who hit the headlines!
Photographer of the year
For the photographers among you, Oli Scarff, Press Awards 2011 photographer of the year, explains how he caught the images that won him the award – read the article
In a special comment piece, Radio Today Editor Stuart Clarkson considers whether full-service local radio has had its day and whether it’s time to quit the moaning and move on. Read more here
Click here to check out the winners of the IRN News Awards 2012
Damaris have created an Easter Countdown Calendar, showing a different video every day during Holy Week (1—8 April). There are more free Easter resources available at www.damaris.org/easter
Easter coverage on the BBC:
There is a plethora of BBC religious and ethical programming this Easter on both radio and TV. I’ve already highlighted the Preston Passion live event (6th April BBC 1) but there’s lots more including some innovative radio 4 output - throughout Holy Week, BBC Radio 4 will broadcast their most ambitious project to date, The People’s Passion, which includes drama, features and a brand new choral work commissioned by Radio 4. To see the full schedule, check out the BBC Media Centre pages
The Apostleship of the Sea (AoS) is the agency of the Catholic Church that provides pastoral care to seafarers calling at Scottish ports. They are recruiting a development officer to promote their work in Scotland for three days per week, home based. For an application pack or for more information contact John Green, on 07505 653801 email@example.com
Applications close: 30th April 2012
South London Press
The South London Press, an independent newspaper, are recruiting for senior reporters. If you’re interested email firstname.lastname@example.org
Onwards and Upwards
Onwards and Upwards Publishers are looking for a talented freelance graphic designer to help them with designing their book covers, as they are growing rapidly. The quality of their book covers can be viewed on http://www.onwardsandupwards.org/products
If you are interested, please contact Mark Jeffery
Telephone 01483 282706
Finally, for those wanting a bit of light hearted entertainment, check out this article about a man clambering up the New York Times offices to look for a hard copy of the newspaper!
Let me know what you’re up to, if there’s anything you’d like to share or anything you’d like to write/ read about.
And of course, let me know how we can be supporting and praying for you.
theMediaNet Development Worker