Year 3 students

LEWIS ADAMS was born in Chelmsford, Essex, in 1999 and went to school in Colchester. He is most interested in sports journalism. His website is


LOUIS ALLWOOD was born in Basildon, Essex, in 1999 and went to school in Brentwood. He spends a great deal of time writing sports articles and would like eventually to make a living as a sports journalist. His website is

LARISHA APETE was born in Camberwell, south-east London, in 1998 and went to school in New Cross. This summer she plans on au pairing in Spain for three months to begin a journey exploring different cultures which she hopes to share with a large audience. Her website is

RHIANNON BEVAN was born in 1999 and raised in Ipswich, Suffolk. She wishes to put a lifetime of hours wasted on video games to good use, by becoming a gaming journalist; writing reviews, interviews and overall thoughts on the industry. Other interests include UK politics and social issues, history and film. Her website is

KAI CHENG was born in Malaysia in 1999. As the only Asian student on the Essex single honours degree course, she likes to write about the international students and what they experience here away from home ground. She blogs at

JESSICA CLAYTON-BERRY was born in West Bromwich in 1998. Prior to university, she studied creative writing, media studies, information communication technology and English literature at Corby Business Academy. After her studies, she would like to go into print journalism. Her website can be found at:

DANIELLE DAILEY-WICKHAM was born in 1998 and grew up in west London. She hopes to pursue a career in broadcast, either as a newsreader or radio presenter. Her website is

SHIVANI DUBEY is a joint honours Journalism and Business Management student from Mumbai, India. She loves to voice her opinions and is an avid cricket enthusiast. Her ambition is to work for the BBC some day. She blogs at

KARIN EKBLOM was born in Sweden 1998, and studied social science in upper secondary school. After graduation she moved to England to study Journalism and Politics at Essex. She takes inspiration from Svetlana Alexievich in her writing, and hopes that one day she will be able to be as good of a writer as Alexievich. Karin’s website is

SOPHIE ENGLAND is 19 and was born in Southend, Essex. She grew up in Benfleet and attended the King John School and Sixth Form. She studied English Language, Photography and Food Technology at A-level. Sophie is interested in sport, in particular football, and aspires to be a journalist at Sky Sports News. Her website is

ELLINOR FRISTROM was born 1997 in Stockholm, Sweden. During the summer of 2015 she had her first work experience on a newspaper for young people in her hometown. After finishing college in Sweden she took a gap year and worked before coming to the UK to study journalism. In the future she would like to work as a foreign correspondent. She loves travelling and photography. Her website is

VERONIKA GALEVA was born in Silistra, Bulgaria in 1998. She is a young aspiring journalist with a great passion for volunteering. Her website is

IRENE GOMEZ was born in Barcelona in 1999, where she studied the international baccalaureate. Currently, she is a Journalism and Liberal Arts joint honours student who feels passionate about words, creativity and interdisciplinary studies. She writes at


HANNAH HASSAN was born in 1999 and went to school in south-east London. She would like to be a broadcaster, reporting the news on television or radio. Her website is

EVODIE KAWELE was born in Congo. Since she was very young, she has enjoyed singing and participating in dance competitions. Her passion is to help developing countries and work closely with children. Her blog is at

MELISSA KING was born in Hertfordshire in 1999, and went to school in Wickford, Essex. She enjoys a variety of topics: sports – including football, cricket, dancing and formula 1, travel, fashion, and current affairs. She would eventually like to become a broadcast sports journalist. Her website is

THOMAS LEGG was born in Buckinghamshire in 1999 and went to school in Aylesbury. He attended musical theatre school as a child until taking an interest in journalism. After finishing his degree, he hopes to become a fashion journalist. His website is

INDIA-ROSE LINDSAY-WHEELER was born in Harlow, Essex in 1995. She grew up in Dovercourt and went to Harwich and Dovercourt High School. She decided to follow a career in journalism after doing work experience at the Archant group newspapers. She has taken a particular interest in crime journalism and human rights. Her blog is

TAYLAH LOWE-ALLEN was born in Hackney, east London in 1999 and later moved to Enfield. She has always had a keen interest in writing and wants to be a music journalist. Her websites can be found at and

SHERRY PAK LU was born in Hong Kong in 1998. She has completed GCSEs and A-levels in the UK. She likes reading and always keep an eye about what’s happening in society and in world affairs. Her website can be found at

MACAULLY MOFFAT was born in 1999. A local boy to Colchester, he found choosing the University of Essex easy. He spends his spare time watching and reviewing sports matches and films. The reviews and previews of football can be heard on his radio show, airing every Monday at You can also find his blog at

HK NORMAN is 19 years-old and grew up in Stamford. They are a political activist, and a member of the Labour Party. They identify as non-binary and genderqueer, and has been an activist for non-binary and transgender rights, running in the student election for the Trans+ officer post in October 2017, and is currently serving as President of Essex Labour Students. They have a keen interest in political journalism, and blogs at

EUAN ORRELL was born in Cobham, Surrey in 1997 and went to school in Woking. He would like eventually to make a living as a music journalist. His website is

JACOB OTTAWAY was born in Ipswich in 1998. His aspiration for most of his life has been to be a performer, specifically playing drums. However, he has turned his eyes on to the world of journalism in the past year, with a focus on sport, musical and political journalism, while hosting his own radio show at Rebel Essex and working as a white goods specialist part time. His website is


HARRY PETTITT was born in Colchester in 1997 and went to St Helena School. He is a huge Arsenal fan and loves everything topical from law to politics to celebrity gossip. He one day wants to work for the BBC. His website is