Jadzia Samuel

On-Screen Journalist

About me

Hi! I am an award-winning on-screen journalist with experience reporting live on camera, self-shooting, editing, and producing television news stories daily.

I am currently working as the Assistant News Editor at KMTV, and have also worked with ITV News Channel TV.

In 2022, I won Kent New Journalist of the Year at the Kent Press and Broadcast Awards.

I am a native English speaker but speak Spanish fluently, and have basic understanding of Portuguese and French.

News reports working as an on-screen journalist at ITV Channel in Jersey and KMTV in Kent.

I was awarded Kent New Journalist of the Year 2022 at the Kent Press and Broadcast Awards.

Work Experience

With experience as an on-screen reporter, presenter, camera operator and video editor, I am comfortable taking on high-pressure roles in the newsroom.

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BA Modern Languages and English: 1st Class Hons

University of Birmingham, 2016-2020

  • Achieved highest overall marks in my graduating class – Awarded Henry Thomas Prize.
  • Dissertation: Gynocritical Analysis of Female Poets in Post-Franco Spain (First, 85%).
  • Advanced Spanish Language (First, 75%).
  • Feminist English Literature (First, 72%).
  • 20th Century Latin American Politics (First, 75%).
  • Intermediate Portuguese Language (2:1, 69%).
MA International Journalism: Distinction

City University of London, 2020-2021

  • Intensive training in broadcast journalism.
  • Acted as producer, editor or reporter as a member of a newsroom team to broadcast weekly reports.
  • Gained proficiency in use of professional technical equipment (cameras, audio recorders etc.)
  • Refined skills in Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe Audition.
  • Specialist training in SEO, optimisation of online engagement, and digital journalism.
  • Intensive course in journalism ethics.