Showreel: December 2015 – June 2016 (From Website)

Hi Everyone! 🙂

So an update on what’s happening…

I’ve left London360 as it is the end of my time there after six amazing months.

Here’s the link to my website with the Showreel and a special message to those at London360 and

Showreel and Message




London360: The Royal Albert Hall Quiz

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Here is the Quiz I did for London 360 in October 2015:

I visited the Royal Albert Hall as part of a talk and tour with London360 Multimedia Genius Trainee Journalists on the 16th October 2015. We were given a talk and tour of the Venue.

Here are ten questions to test your knowledge on the Venue:

Q1) The Royal Albert Hall can fit up to how many people?

  1. A) 1,000
  2. B) 6,000
  3. C) 11,000
  4. D) 16,000

Q2) When was the Venue officially open to the Public?

  1. A) 1871
  2. B) 1971
  3. C)1771
  4. D) 2071

Q3) How many times has rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter Eric Clapton performed at the Venue to date?

  1. A) 105
  2. B) 115
  3. C) 205
  4. D) 1015

Q4) In which year did the official Grand Sumo Tournament take place at the Venue? Also which festival was it a part of?

  1. A) 1981 – Korean
  2. B) 2001 – Vietnam
  3. C) 1971 – China
  4. D) 1991 – Japan

Q5) When did the BBC Proms start at the Venue?

  1. A) 1921
  2. B) 1941
  3. C) 1841
  4. D) 1991

Q6) The Venue has the largest cinema in which continent?

  1. A) America
  2. B) Africa
  3. C) Europe
  4. D) Antarctica

Q7) Which year were films featured at the Venue?

  1. A) 1995
  2. B) 1915
  3. C) 1815
  4. D) 1905

Q8) How many bars and restaurants does the venue has at the moment?

  1. A) 13 bars & 3 restaurants
  2. B) 3 bars & 13 restaurants
  3. C) 10 bars & 2 restaurants
  4. D) 11 bars & 1 restaurant

Q9) Comedian Billy Connolly has performed at the Venue. How long did it last for?

  1. A) 10 weeks
  2. B) 15 weeks
  3. C) 12 weeks
  4. D) 2 weeks

Q10) Building the basement of the Venue took around 7 years. How much did it cost to build?

  1. A) £20 million
  2. B) £20 billion
  3. C) £70 million
  4. D) £10 million



The Answers:

Q1) B) 6,000

Q2) A) 1871

Q3) C) 205

Q4) D) 1991 – Japan

Q5) B) 1941

Q6) C) Europe

Q7) D) 1905

Q8) A) 13 bars & 3 restaurants

Q9) D) 2 weeks

Q10) C) £70 million

Your Rank:

0-3: The Basement

4-5: Just Standing

6-7: Sitting on the Seats

8-9: Have a Box of your own

10: Sitting in the Royal Box


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London360: Do You Know Your Discovery Channel Facts? Quiz

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Here is the London360 Quiz I did in October 2015:

I visited the Discovery Channel UK in West London on the 9th October 2015. I was also with the London360 Multimedia Genius Trainee Journalists and had a lot fun learning about the Channel.

There are 10 Questions to answer:

Q1) When was the Discovery Channel founded in the USA and who is their founder?

  1. A) 1965 – Jimmy Kimmel
  2. B) 1985 – John Hendricks
  3. C) 1995 – Jon Snow
  4. D) 1975 – John Agnew

Q2) The Discovery Channel aims to “satisfy curiosity with” what five things?

  1. A) Storytelling, Entertainment, Creativity, Inspiration, Mediocre Characters
  2. B) Science, Environmental Issues, Myth Busting Facts, Hilarious Characters, Local Lives
  3. C) Immersive Storytelling, Intelligent Entertainment, Innovation, Inspiration, Irresistible Characters
  4. D) Animals, Scientific Discoveries, Geography, History, Fun

Q3) When did the Channel acquire Eurosport?

  1. A) 2002
  2. B) 1995
  3. C) 2011
  4. D) 2014

Q4) What is the number of Countries that the Channel broadcast in?

  1. A) 225
  2. B) 200
  3. C) 210
  4. D) 110

Q5) The Channel have acquired the rights to broadcast the Olympic Games. Which years are they allowed to broadcast from?

  1. A) 2024-2032
  2. B) 2018-2024
  3. C) 2032-2040
  4.  D)2020-2042

Q6) How many Languages does the Channel broadcast in?

  1. A) 45
  2. B) 15
  3. C) 25
  4. D) 35

Q7) The London Media Centre is Discovery Channel UK’s Transmission Hub. They monitor how many Channels across Africa, Europe, Middle East and Russia?

  1. A) 150
  2. B) 140
  3. C) 109
  4. D) 111

Q8) There are 1.8 Million Assets on archive at the London Media Centre. How many DVDs and Floppy Disks would that take to be backed up on?

  1. A) 15 Million & 12 Billion
  2. B) 2 Million & 3 Billion
  3. C) 12 Million & 5 Billion
  4. D) 3 Million & 17 Billion

Q9) How much content does the UK Channel receive from the USA every year?

  1. A) 50%
  2. B) 60%
  3. C) 10%
  4. D) 90%

Q10) How many minutes of adverts do they play in 60 minutes at Discovery in the UK?

  1. A) 13
  2. B) 15
  3. C) 12
  4. D) 11

The Answers are down below.



The Answers:

Q1) B) 1985 – John Hendricks

Q2) C) Immersive Storytelling, Intelligent Entertainment, Innovation, Inspiration, Irresistible Characters

Q3) D) 2014

Q4) A) 225

Q5) B) 2018-2024

Q6) A) 45

Q7) C) 109

Q8) D) 3 Million & 17 Billion

Q9) B) 60%

Q10) C) 12

 Your Rank:

0-1: Need to Discover more.

2-4: The Bloodhound Gang.

5-7: Out of the Door ready to Explore.

8-9: An Explorer.

10: The Bear Grylls of Explorers.


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London360: The Nine Principles of Google Quiz

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Here is the London360 Quiz I did in September 2015:

I went to the headquarters of Google UK in London and learnt about their principles. Without Googling them, feel free to have a go at answering the nine questions below:

Question 1: What is the first principle?

  1. A) – Innovation comes from anywhere
  2. B) – Innovation only comes from the smartest in the room
  3. C) – Innovation is only for those in the technology industry
  4. D) – Innovation does not exist

Question 2: What is the second principle?

  1. A) – Focus on the shareholders
  2. B) – Focus on the employees
  3. C) – Focus on the user
  4. D) – Focus on the competition

Question 3: What is the third principle?

  1. A) – Think 1X
  2. B) – Think 10X
  3. C) – Think 100X
  4. D) – Think 20X

Question 4: What is the fourth principle?

  1. A) – Better on researching
  2. B) – Better on maximising profits
  3. C) – Better on having fun
  4. D) – Better on technical insights

Question 5: What is the fifth principle?

  1. A) – Love and Peace
  2. B) – Ship and Iterate
  3. C) – War and Destruction
  4. D) – Environment and Sustainability

Question 6: What is the sixth principle?

  1. A) – 50% Time
  2. B) – 80% Time
  3. C) – 20% Time
  4. D) – 30% Time

Question 7: What is the seventh principle?

  1. A) – Default to close
  2. B) – Default to family
  3. C) – Default to open
  4. D) – Default to videos

Question 8: What is the eighth principle?

  1. A) – Fail well
  2. B) – Fail hard
  3. C) – Fail good
  4. D) – Fail poorly

Question 9: What is the ninth and final principle?

  1. A) – Have a mission that does not matter
  2. B) – Have a mission that matters
  3. C) – Have a mission that uses resources to the absolute maximum
  4. D) – Have a mission that uses resources to the absolute minimum

Bonus Question: Which of these four are actual inventions done by Google?

  1. A) – Google Glass
  2. B) – Google Cardboard
  3. C) – Google Chauffeur
  4. D) – Google Iris




Q1: A – Innovation comes from anywhere

Q2: C – Focus on the user

Q3: B – Think 10X

Q4: D – Better on technical insights

Q5: B – Ship and Iterate

Q6: C – 20% Time

Q7: C – Default to open

Q8: A – Fail well

Q9: B – Have a mission that matters

Bonus Question: Trick Question! All are inventions from Google.

I especially like Google Iris and Google Cardboard.

With Google Iris it helps the fight with Diabetes by checking out the glucose levels in your tears. With Google Cardboard it’s about having Virtual Reality by just using your phone and two lenses being held by cardboard.

How well did you do?

1-3 out of 9: Oh dear…

4-6 out of 9: Could do better, must Google more.

7-8 out of 9: So close to being an expert on all things Google.

9 out of 9: Google Genius.

Before you leave this page…

Did you know that there are four different versions of Google Chrome?

These are Canary (the bleeding edge of browser technology), Beta, Dev and Stable (the one most people use and is only updated once a month).


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London360 List Blog: Ten Things You May Not Know About Rapper Tinchy Stryder

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Here is my list I did for London360 in October 2015 about Tinchy Stryder:

On the 14th October 2015, London360 Multimedia Journalists were given a surprise visit by Rapper Tinchy Stryder. He visited them at the Media Trust in West London and also gave a press conference.

Here are ten things you may not know about him:

  1. He is a huge supporter of football club called Manchester United and has performed at their home ground known as the Theatre of Dreams (Old Trafford).
  1. He performed a song with Comedic Duo called the Chuckle Brothers and only took them 30 minutes to make it.
  1. His greatest experience so far was meeting American Rapper Jay Z and performing on the Glastonbury Festival Pyramid Stage.
  1. His favourite football player of all time is the Brazilian called Ronaldo. Not to be confused with the Portuguese player also known as Ronaldo (Cristiano Ronaldo).
  1. He would like to one day collaborate with American singer Pharrell Williams.
  1. He would love to have more of his music on Noel Clarke Films.
  1. He feels that Liverpool and Manchester are the best places in the UK outside of London to perform at because they do know how to party.
  1. He feels that Germany and the Netherlands are the best places in Europe to perform at.
  1. Whilst on Reality TV Show called “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!” he got along really well with Journalist Michael Buerk. He also taught Michael how to rap whilst out in the Jungle.
  1. Finally, he loved working with Rapper and Singer Dappy on their number one hit called “Number One.”


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London360 List Blog: “The Music Industry was like Mars to Me,”: Alesha Dixon

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Here is my list I did for London360 in October 2015 about London360 Ambassador Alesha Dixon:

Alesha Dixon is a London360 Ambassador, Judge on ITV’s Britain’s Got Talent Show and Singer. She visited the Media Trust in West London on the 13th October 2015 and gave a Press Conference for London360 Multimedia Genius Trainee Journalists.

Alesha talked about her new album called “Do It For Love,” her life so far and her achievements to date. She talked about her time at BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, how she overcame the attacks made by the Press and how this made who she is now.

She is a mother and balances her time with running her own record label. Alesha has support from her mother when she and her partner are busy. She is also a big fan of surprises but was surprised when the Trainee Journalists wished her a happy birthday towards the end of the conference.

Here are Alesha’s top ten pieces of advice:

  1. Always aim for longevity and try to live your life as best as you can.
  1. Follow your own intuition and instinct.
  1. Who you are counts on what you do and treat people respectfully.
  1. Be determined to break the mould. This is because the Music Industry could be like Mars for you.
  1. You have to learn on the job because it is not easy.
  1. Don’t ever compromise your creative and instinctive ability.
  1. Be true to yourself as an artist.
  1. If your soul knows what you want to say for a song, you must find a way to facilitate it.
  1. The industry can knock you out but try and de-attach from it.
  1. Finally, look at the fear as an opportunity to move forward and life is too short so take risks more.

Before Alesha left, she was asked about whether former bandmates from Mis-Teeq and her will do a reunion tour. She said she wouldn’t rule it out and will only do it for the right reasons.


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London360 List Blog: How to be a Powerful Public Speaker

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Here is my list I did for London360 in October 2015 about Public Speaker Naomi Sesay:

Naomi Sesay is an Author, Professional Speaker and Wealth Creator who visited the Media Trust in West London on the 7th October 2015. She gave a session on the power of public speaking to London360 Multimedia Genius Trainee Journalists.

Here are her top ten pieces of advice on how to be a powerful public speaker:

  1. Body Language is 55% of communication. This is so important as is your image, presence, poise and projection. From the moment you leave the door of your house you are on stage.
  1. Your voice is also important. This is because people can detect a lot of things from it. Words, articulation, vernacular and projection are also important too. Did you know that on average we only use 500 words to describe our day?
  1. Remember that people like people who are like themselves. Having a common language also helps.
  1. Having a strong verbal language can help you become stronger. Things like register, timbre (tone) and prosody (melody) are very useful. Not forgetting your pace, pitch and volume can help too.
  1. When public speaking:
  • Know your subject.
  • Know your audience.
  • Know your style.
  1. Silence is a powerful tool and use it to your advantage. By moving across the stage/room will also keep your audience focused on you.
  1. Having an identity is key. Remember these questions:
  • Who are you?
  • What do you believe in?
  • How do you see yourself?
  • How do you think others see you?
  1. Make sure that your public identity and personal identity are completely separate from each other.
  1. Be unique, be confident and be true to yourself.
  1. Finally, there are different levels of leadership. These are:
  • Self Leadership.
  • Community Leadership.
  • Servant Leadership.
  • Call to Action.
  • Movement & Tribes.


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