Chris Bingham, Class of 2011 | Vlogger on Uni lectures at NCH

ChristopherBingham_NCHvideoOur 2011 graduate Christopher Bingham, known as Bing, is a YouTube vlogger and comedian who was commissioned by New College of the Humanities (NCH) to produce an alternative view about University lectures. He said: As anyone who’s been working with YouTube for a while knows, operating on the channel prolifically involves getting a lot of offers from brands, but in this case I was able to really get behind the product.  I’m very passionate about learning, not just through higher education, but throughout every stage of life. I had a lot of fun working with NCH on producing a script that I know my audience will enjoy, but also that will help them to think about the merits of higher education.


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Alex O’Brien, Class of 2014 | Audio Production Freelancer

Alex-O'Brien_APClass-of-2014My name is Alex and I am going to be graduating in Audio Production in September 2014. Since finishing university in May I’ve found out I will be graduating with First Class Honours. I never thought I was capable of achieving this. It has given me so much confidence in my abilities and I cannot thank the amazing LSM staff enough.

A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to have a job interview at Shepperton Studios for the position of trainee sound assistant and it was an amazing experience. I met some incredible people who had done the sound on some of my favourite films and saw industry standard studios in action. The whole experience has kept me inspired and has given me more drive to carry on working towards my goal to work in the creative industry.

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Update | LSM Showcase 2014 Teasers | MHT | University of Lincoln

LSM’s degree show organisers said: “Had great feedback from all the teaser tracks released … and some more fantastic tracks to show today.”  Have a listen! The first teasers for LSM Showcase are on soundcloud.

Keep updated and follow @LSMShowcase on Twitter. From 28th to 30th May come along to the MHT Building on the Brayford Pool campus where you’ll ‘see the latest display of new media practitioners ready to graduate, with some of the most cutting edge and forward thinking work you can imagine.’ We’re a multi-disciplinary school, meaning you’ll find work ranging from: SCRIPT | MULTICAM |  DIGITAL MEDIA | AUDIO | DOCUMENTARY | PHOTOGRAPHY | SINGLE CAM | RADIO | DESIGN  Continue reading

BBC’s 1st OB recreated by LSM, Locals, a Violinist & Nightingale!

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of BBC radio, LSM Senior Lecturer in audio production David McSherry shares this sound story.

DylanRoys-and-JanetWelsh_18may2014-at-18.34.1490 years ago today on the 19th May, the BBC transmitted its very first outside broadcast and the stars of the show were cellist Beatrice Harrison accompanied by a very tuneful nightingale. To celebrate the anniversary, Senior Lecturer in radio and sound Dylan Roys and I accepted the challenge from Reverend Mark Holden (Wragby parishes) to recreate the historic event in Lincolnshire. 

Violinist Janet Welsh kindly agreed to join us in this quest and we headed off to Whisby Nature Reserve to recruit a willing nightingale to our band. As dusk fell, Graham, our expert guide and one of Whisby’s wardens, attuned our ears to the song of the nightingale amongst the many other voices of blackcap, whitethroat and robin.  LISTEN to ‘The Violin and The Nightingale’ hereContinue reading

Chris Hainstock on social networking

LSM Senior Lecturer and founder of the @LincolnMedia Twitter page Chris Hainstock was recently interviewed on PostIitRadio about his use of social networking. Sit back and enjoy!

Lincoln Inspired, May 7 – 11

From the festival organisers: “Lincoln Inspired was ‘born’ in March 2012 when a group of like-minded souls who had worked on arts events in and around the city got together in a pub on the Brayford and shared their visions for a great new festival. Well this is it then. We’re ready to launch. We’ve created a festival, a full programme, one that has something for everyone!” Download the programme from the Festval website.

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Hansa Dabee, class of 2010

“The best part of my job is the people I work with. They are constantly supportive and encourage me to do more stuff and think outside the box.”

Since I graduated in 2010, I have been working as a Broadcast Assistant at BBC Radio Nottingham.

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Alex Holland podlosophises

LSM Graduate and standup comic Alex Holland is podlosophising with Jay Cowle. In the latest podcast they discuss what shops would best suit the apocalypse and why men wear fancy pants.They also develop a children’s play about drowning Sonic.

Hear and download all the podcasts. Search for other Alex Holland posts.

Jack Shaw Christmas Update


I just thought I would update you with something that’s in session this week. On monday 12th Dec 2011 19 musicians teamed up to release the Official Barnardos Christmas Album with all proceeds going to the charity. My contribution ‘Midnight’ by Jack Shaw (Written by Jack Shaw, Lincoln MA media production alumnus and produced by Luke Billing, Lincoln MA media production alumnus)
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Loz Whitaker, class of 2011

Plenty of people leave university with a decent degree, but it’s the people who have more than that who will get the jobs that are so in demand.

Sam laughs at ‘Frodsham’ and can’t stop by Loz Whitaker
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