City’s much-loved journalism professor and head of Broadcasting, Lis Howell, is leaving in June after 16 years at City. She is an award-winning journalist who has worked for some of the top British broadcasters including the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky News. To mark her retirement, XCity Plus asked
Exclusive interview: Washington Post executive editor, Marty Baron
In-depth investigative reporting and a move to subscriptions could save local news, says Marty Baron, executive editor of The Washington Post. The “biggest challenge” for media business models is local coverage, according to Marty Baron, the executive editor for The Washington Post. In an exclusive interview with XCity Plus, Baron
Speed-dating, Japan and Francis Ford Coppola: An interview with commissioning travel editor Soo Kim
Ex-City student Soo Kim (International, 2010) is commissioning travel editor at The Telegraph. She sat down with Rebecca Knight to talk speed-dating flights, dream travel destinations, and chasing her next big interview. What has been the most embarrassing moment of your career? Several years ago I had to write a
XCity Plus catches up with Nicholas Coleridge to talk dirty martinis and Vogue covers
XCity Plus caught up with Nicholas Coleridge, the former managing director of Condé Nast Britain. For 26 years he oversaw the production of some of the country’s most famous glossy magazines including Vogue, Tatler and GQ. Coleridge is now chairman of the Victoria and Albert Museum – where we met
XCity Plus says goodbye to Dr Barbara Rowlands
XCity Plus bids farewell to our beloved head of the magazine course, Dr Barbara Rowlands, who has been with City since 1999. Arielle Witter and Rebecca Knight chat with colleagues and students, both past and present, to reminisce about their time with her.
Seven apps all journalists should have on their phone
The days when a journalist could get by with paper, a pen and a filofax are gone. Editing pictures and videos, recording phone calls, doing research – and remembering all of it – are now simply the realities of being a good journalist. But despite the many lows of digital
XCity+ Podcast | Behind the Byline: Will Hodgkinson
Each week, the Behind the Byline podcast speaks to successful journalists and asks how their best stories came together. Today’s guest is Will Hodgkinson – chief pop & rock critic for The Times, and one of the last journalists to interview Prince before his death.