SDLP - In Touch newsletter

SDLP ‘In Touch’ newsletter


Before starting my journalism career, I worked at the SDLP in Belfast to design, write and produce a 16-page newsletter aimed at highlighting the constituency work of a Northern Ireland Assembly politician and the area’s councillors. I used Adobe InDesign to create the layout of the newsletter and Photoshop for graphics and images.

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Outcry as departing AMs pick up golden farewells of £845K

Outcry as departing Assembly Members pick up golden farewells of £845K

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Outcry as departing AMs pick up golden farewells of £845K

My FOI request revealed the amounts that 2011’s outgoing Welsh Assembly Members (AMs) were given in resettlement grants. Following discussions with the newsdesk on the background of AMs, I constructed spreads for both the South Wales Echo and Western Mail. The exclusive story was later picked up by BBC Wales and carried on their radio current affairs programmes.