Sunday, 11 March 2018

Prostate Cancer

This week I've been in Barnsley and Sheffield to film a story about prostate cancer. The University of Sheffield is at the forefront of attempts to reduce the number of deaths from the disease. I filmed and edited this on the same day so had to work quickly to get it done in time for the programme. When time is limited like this, having a plan of how you might tell the story before you set off to film is crucial.

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Wednesday, 7 March 2018

Bradly Sinden

I've been in Doncaster to film a story about two taekwondo stars from the town. Teenager Bradly Sinden won bronze at the World Championships in South Korea last year. I arranged for him to meet up with Beijing Olympics bronze medallist Sarah Stevenson at their former training base of Doncaster Dome. I got them both to watch Bradly's bronze winning performance as a way of telling the story.

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Sunday, 4 March 2018

Scott Westgarth

This week I covered the disturbing story of the death of boxer Scott Westgarth. He died after winning a light-heavyweight fight in Doncaster on Saturday. My story was on BBC Look North and on the Sportsday programme on the BBC News Channel...

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