21 years old and currently a student at Bournemouth University. An honest, responsible and committed trainee journalist who displays an ability to write balanced, informative and interesting stories. A quick learner who can absorb new ideas and can communicate clearly and effectively. Write for a number of publications including the Bournemouth Rock, as well as being a radio presenter for Nerve Media. Studying Teeline shorthand and working towards a degree in BA (Hons) Multimedia Journalism and an NCTJ Gold Standard Diploma.
An active sportsman, currently playing football for Bournemouth University, Shaftesbury Town and Sports Recruiting USA. Honoured to have represented and captained both the Dorset County FA Under 16 and Under 18 sides, and to have been offered football scholarships at 16 different universities from 10 different states around the USA, including California, New York, West Virginia and Kansas.
As well as playing football, I thoroughly enjoy coaching it too. Since August 2011, I have been voluntarily helping to run a football coaching course on Saturday mornings. I completed the FA Level 1 Coaching Course in June 2015 and having coached for Fast Feet Football and Simply Football, I hope to complete the FA Level 2 Coaching Course in the near future. In July 2016 I travelled to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to coach football to children in the favela of Rocinha.
Currently work for the John Lewis Partnership at Waitrose in Gillingham, where I have been an employee since November 2012.
I also enjoy meeting up with friends and spending valuable time with my family.