David T.

Social Media Editor
Happy to mentor
Happy to be contacted

About me

David T.
Language and Linguistic Science
Spanish and linguistics
United Kingdom

My employment

Social Media Editor
United Kingdom
Broadcasting / Journalism and publishing
Large business (250+ employees)

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A day in the life of a Social Media Editor in the United Kingdom

Senior BBC Regional TV news producer leading digital change

What I do

I'm responsible for all of BBC Yorkshire’s social media accounts, which are some of the most successful in the BBC.

Skills I use and how I developed them

I edit video, write copy and have editorial responsibility for the content my team creates.

What I like most

I like the variety of work and the challenges presented in a busy newsroom.

What I like least

Nothing, I love my job

How I looked for work

I worked for the BBC alongside my studies. This helped me secure my job when I left university.

How I found out about the job

Already worked there

What has helped my career to progress

The skills I learnt while doing student radio and TV at university.

Where I hope to be in 5 years

I hope to be an assistant editor

My advice to students considering work

Make sure you've got experience in student media, it massively helped me.

Contacting me

Feel free to get in touch, if you think I can help you.

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