I was part of a two person crew that covered CIFA’s International Forum 2017 in Monaco. Our job consisted in producing end of the day bulletins wrapping up the main themes of the conference, plus interviewing over 40 attendees. The conference focused on how finance and civil society can work together to address global poverty and development.
As part of my work at the Centre for Journalism, myself and a group of adventurous students are testing out a new audio publishing app called Soundcircles.All photography, production and assembly was done by me. These lovely ladies provided story ideas and their thoughts.
Journalism Lecturer – University of Kent
2015 – 2019
I teach camera work, video editing, radio production, interactive online journalism, immersive storytelling and overall multimedia skills.
My work includes running our intern programme at KMTV from scheduling shifts to delivering advanced broadcast journalism skills training and specialist knowledge consulting.
I also supervise 3rd year projects and represent the Centre for Journalism at the University of Kent’s Internationalisation Group and Athena Swan.
I have become responsible for generating and curating content for the Centre for Journalism‘s different social networks. I create and upload promotional and educational Youtube videos as well as tweet from @CFJKent.
Need some #JournoInspiration? To mark #IWD2019 @lauragrb has drawn up a list of 19 fearless female journos 🌟that you may or may not know about. Pulitzer winners, war reporters, 📷s, columnists: this list has it all. (It's obvs not a full list so send us your #JournoHeroes) 1/23
— CentreforJournalism (@CfJKent) March 8, 2019
I received the Barbara Morris Teaching Prize 2015 and the Seminar Leader Prize 2015 in recognition of my support teaching role at the Centre: from newsdays to #KentExtra courses open to all University of Kent students. some of the most common questions and problems they encounter when working with the different softwares we teach.
twitter event dPart of the content I create for the Centre’s youtube channel is a series of promotional interviews with alumni who have moved on to work in the industry.
My work also involved creating other promotional videos capturing different activities at the Centre: from newsdays to #KentExtra courses open to all University of Kent students.
Furthermore, I also created online video tutorials for our students answering some of the most common questions and problems they encounter when working with the different softwares we teach.
TV Production – asking for feedback in innovative ways
BritMex event 2014, Promotional video
BritMex is all about empowering, inspiring & facilitating bi-cultural partnerships amongst future leaders and entrepreneurs.
BritMex aims to ensure that future and current generations of leaders, entrepreneurs and investors from both countries have an opportunity to meet, co-create & learn about entrepreneurship and innovation as a lifestyle choice.
Co-Founders: Cynthia Vega, Laura Vanessa Muñoz, Marianna Lara
Video by: Laura Garcia
Music by: Echelon Effect
Article in “La Silla Rota” by Marianna Lara