CV

I am reporter and newsreader at Lincs FM, Compass FM and Rutland Radio. My job involves finding good stories as well as interviewing interesting people. Then there’s the writing, editing and sitting in a studio behind a microphone.

In addition I have experience of working on various publications and I’m always interested in finding good stories and interviewing interesting people. I’ve also worked on social media projects developing audiences for a variety of platforms.

Want to get in touch? These are the easiest ways:
Email: charlotte@clreid.com
@charlottereid

Employment

Lincs FM Group, November 2014 – current
Broadcast journalist
I’m part of the news team working on bulletins for Lincs FM, Compass FM and Rutland Radio.

Sheffield Live, September 2014 – November 2014
Head of News
I headed up the news team for a new television channel while it launched. As well as managing people and news agendas I also presented bulletins and filmed reports.

University of Lincoln, October 2012 – September 2014
Learning advisor
I teach journalism students how to use equipment and software as well as support them with story and programme ideas.

Sister, July 2012 – April 2014
Social media executive
I recorded and edited weekly news bulletins about Regent Street and I managed social media for audio and video projects.

Other experience

• Presenter and producer at Siren FM, East Midland’s 2013 station of the year
• Journalist at Blue & Green Tomorrow, October 2011-April 2012
• Community journalist at The Lincolnite, May 2011-August 2011
• National media: Stringer for Sky News general election cover in 2010, ITV News at 10
• Local media work experience: BBC Lincolnshire, Lincs FM, Bucks Herald
• Editor of University of Lincoln’s award nominated student newspaper The Linc

Key skills

• Journalism skills: Researching, interviewing, writing and sub-editing, 60wpm shorthand
• Radio skills: Know how to use a radio studio and software including Burli, Myriad and Adobe, editing, presenting, producing
• Online skills: Image editing, WordPress, social media, basic HTML
• Other skills: Full driving licence, excellent team player, good at managing people

Education

University of Lincoln, 2008-2011
BA (Hons) Journalism
Specialised in radio and print in my final year
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Hobbies and interests

I’m a keen cook and I love developing dishes and one of my recipes has appeared in a local charity cook book.

I enjoy reading, lane swimming and practising photography.

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