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Wannabe Hacks is a living, breathing journalism resource.

All our content is produced by aspiring journalists meaning you get the inside track on the skills and tools necessary to get a job in the media industry.

Our mission is to offer an insight into the different routes into journalism, provide in-depth commentary about the big issues and stimulate healthy discussion around what matters to you.

Editors
Natalie Clarkson – Content editor
George Berridge – Social, communities and campaigns
Jenni Graham – Multimedia editor
Natasha Clark – Guest post editor

Team
Caroline Mortimer – MA Newspaper Journalism at City University
Liam Corcoran –  MA Journalism at Kingston University
Louis Woodhead – University deferrer and blogger
Rachel Murrey – BA Media & Journalism at Northumbria University
Lauren Cunningham – A-Level student and blogger
Josh Hollis – BA News Journalism at Sunderland University
Lola Lawal – University of Birmingham graduate and freelance journalist
Adam Shookhye – Cardiff Journalism School graduate and freelance journalist
Katherine Purvis – graduate of MA in Multimedia Journalism at the University of Kent

Venetia Rainey – Freelance journalist based in Lebanon
Nicole Froio – Freelance journalist based in Brazil
Rachel Worsley – Journalism student based in Australia
Christina Schild – Freelance journalist based in South Africa

Wannabe Hacks was founded in 2010 by five graduates from the University of Birmingham keen to get into journalism. Eighteen months after they started, Matthew Caines, Tom Clarke, Nick Petrie, Alice Vincent and Ben Whitelaw had jobs at national media organisations.