Profile: Jonathan Frost
- Name Jonathan Frost
- Location York
- Twitter: @Frost_J
- Email: email@example.com
- Website: http://www.ocqur.com
ProfileJonathan is a digital journalist and graphic designer. He is currently a second year student at the University of York, studying English Literature and Linguistics. He is Founder and CEO of Ocqur, a platform for breaking news, which is due to launch a product later this year.
Posts by Jonathan Frost
“The only use I’ve ever found for an ethernet cable is to tie wounds up with” – Paul Conroy on War Photography“Not a job for the faint-hearted.” That’s how War Photographer Paul Conroy concluded his keynote speech at the NUS-Amnesty Student Media Summit last week (10/9), a statement surely in the running for ‘Understatement of the Century’. The Liverpudlian had hobbled onto the
The summer job you wanted has just fallen through, you’ve no time to get work experience and if you do nothing for a month, you’ll go insane. What do you do? If you’re me, you commit to writing 40,000 words.
The Times didn’t make “Olympic history”. It just covered it, as it should have done, with good journalism and some smart design choices. Does everyone need to know you did a good job? The above video is an attempt at
Throughout the Olympics, every sport has been streamed live, in HD, across the internet. And not just on the BBC’s website – globally, Olympic broadcasters have been offering the streams, from Terra in South America, to CTV in Canada, to
Since London 2012 kicked off, we’ve seen increasingly impressive front page design in an effort to shift print editions. My personal favourites have been the Times wraparounds, largely due to the clean design. They allow strong photojournalism to speak for
Editors don’t know what’s important to me. Or you. Or anyone besides themselves, unfortunately. We, as readers, have always curated our news, and chosen what we wanted to read. Before news went digital, we’d flick through a paper till we
T’is the season to intern. And apply for jobs. And apply for Wannabe Hacks. Whatever you’re doing, success will rely, in part, on a good CV, and recently I’ve been getting more and more emails from readers asking for advice.
28. June, 2012 Advice, Getting started, latest, Postgraduate course, Recommended, Routes into journalism, Student media, Undergraduate courseYesterday, there was a hashtag circulating on Twitter: #unitips. I’ve just finished my second year at York, and feel I’ve learned a few things so far that I’d like to proffer up as advice. So, if you’re heading to university
22. June, 2012 Advice, Digital and online, Entrepreneurship, Industries, latest, Magazine, Newspaper, Routes into journalismThe Media And Digital Enterprise project based out of the University of Central Lancashire (uclanMADE) launched last weekend with an intensive 48-hour weekend workshop, aimed at supporting news entrepreneurs. It’s purpose? To help news startups stay up. I was one of