Star reporter gives multimedia advice to students

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The Star reporter Alex Evans gave a lecture to first year journalism students today about being a multimedia journalist.

Alex, whose Twitter handle is Alex_C_Evans, spoke to students on the Journalism Skills 2 module about the importance of writing stories, tweeting, videoing and taking photos simultaneously from live events.

He also spoke of the power of user generated content and being aware of web analytics.

His top piece of advice for online reporting was: “Be first, be right and follow-up”.

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