Class of 2008
After a year out, I studied Creative Advertising at the University of Gloucestershire in 2009 and left in 2012with a First Class Honours degree. My career has now taken me to an international advertising agency called Ogilvy in London, where I work as a Creative developing advertising campaigns for brands.
After Kineton, I went to college to study for an HND in Media.I studied Radio, TV & Film and Journalism.
After receiving a Distinction in my HND, I went to Wolverhampton University for one year to top my HND up to a BA Honours in Broadcasting & Journalism where I got a 2:1
During my time at College & University, I worked with the BBC in Coventry and Warwickshire on a 10 week placement, leading to paid Broadcast Assistant work & also Mercia which is now Free Radio, interning on the Breakfast Show. Through this experience, I began at Touch FM.
I’ve been working at Touch FM for two & a half years. Firstly it started out as Intern work on the 102 Touch FM Breakfast Show. Then I was asked to take over Local events for each of our 8 Radio Stations. We’ve won Station of the Year for the Midlands for the last two years running and were in the top 3 for Station of the Year across the entire Country for our audience reach. All of this has led to me becoming Station Coordinator, covering 8 Radio Stations across our group
Left KHS in 2008 (has it really been that long!) – Went to study Forensic Computing & Security for 4 years at Bournemouth University achieving a 1st class honors
Started the IT Management Graduate scheme at Unipart Logistics in August 2012.
Recently accepted a job offer as IT Service Delivery Manager for our technology business (Unipart Technology Logistics – UTL) following completion of the Graduate scheme.
After leaving Kineton High School, I studied as an apprentice in engineering at Warwickshire College and Automatic Doors Ltd.
Since completing my apprenticeship two years early, I stayed on with the company to become Mechanical Design Engineer with Project Support. From June this year I have taken on additional responsibilities as a Production Supervisor.
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