We had the pleasure of welcoming James Illingworth into our online newsroom.
James works for Wigan Council as their media manager and has been part of the team since 2019.
Prior to that, James worked as a local democracy reporter for the Manchester Evening News and at the Lancashire Post as a political reporter.
In this mini press conference, James shares his insight into reporting and having a career in journalism and media.
James said: “My day always changes, especially when I was a journalist. There is always something changing and you have to react to that.
“There are lots of different challenges but also lots of amazing things that pop up and I really like that variety. I am also still learning lots of new things all the time.”
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