Bring an idea, get results

Joe Smith

My work experience placement at the New Statesman came about quite by chance. I was looking at the websites of my favourite newspapers and current affairs magazines with an eye to my up-coming work experience when I saw that the New Statesman was ‘working actively with selected charities to offer work experience to students from low-income families and under-represented group.’ Continue reading

Asperger’s and Journalism – My Journey

Thomas Hewitt

My own path towards a career in journalism has not been straightforward, to say the least. As an individual who, aged 18, was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism, I can appreciate the difficulty that people like myself will encounter within a demanding and challenging profession such as journalism. Continue reading