Katy (Née Atkinson) & Rob Dowell

Katy – Class of 2006 and Rob 2005

You’ll probably remember the Uni Radio Station, Siren FM, and think the only things to come out of it were building up your CV, learning the trade or its eclectic blend of music! For the then 2nd year student Katy Atkinson and 3rd year student Rob Dowell something a bit longer lasting and yes soppier came out of it…a marriage!

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Tracey Marsh, class of 2006

Tracey Marsh

How many people do you know who are being paid to do exactly what they studied at Uni? And who wants a repetitive, boring old 9 to 5 job anyway!?

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Pete Sims, 7video Ltd, class of 2006

Pete Sims

Five years on, Pete runs his own successful video production company. His advice? “Know your industry and …….believe in yourself, thinking hard about what it is that sets you apart from everyone else.”


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Michael Beddoes, from journalist to film maker

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“…get together with people of different skill sets and make something.”

Latest News: “…….our film The Third One This Week has been accepted into the Official Selection at South by South West Festival in Austin, Texas. Film London and British Council-Arts are supporting the project, which will allow us to strike a print of the film, and for me to go out to the festival and support it in competition.”

The Third One This Week Trailer from Buffalo Picture House on Vimeo.

Michael’s story:

All the way back in 2003, I enrolled at the University of Lincoln to study journalism, with the aim of either becoming a motoring, music or film critic. Things didn’t quite go to plan…..

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Helen Bloor, class of 2006

Helen has asked us to remove her story for the moment. We hope to bring you an update soon.

Lee Lester, class of 2006

Lee_lester_150wHaving studied a degree in Media Production at Lincoln in 2006, I moved back to London and since then I’d say my progression in TV has been an equal mix of luck and persistence.

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