About

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CURRICULUM VITAE 

Name:  John Peter Millington

Bio: I am a nationally published freelance journalist currently working in health public relations in London

Cutting my teeth as a busy news reporter at the national daily, the Morning Star for nearly 4 years, I have expertise and experience writing about current affairs, international relations, community campaigning, women’s rights, new music and sport.

I have broadcasting experience, having anchored a documentary for independent media outlet Union News in 2011.

I am NCTJ trained in multiple areas including video journalism and essential media law.

*Click here for an example of my video journalism work 

 

PORTFOLIO: https://www.clippings.me/johnjournalist

CONTACT DETAILS:  jmillingtonjournalist@gmail.com

QUALIFICATIONS:  BA Honours Degree in Politics and IR (2:2) (2002/2005

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/KEY PUBLISHED WORK:

NATIONAL NEWSPAPERS: 

Morning Star – News reporter for more than 3 years. http://www.morningstaronline.co.uk/t8b14a0-john%20millington (just my freelance work)

  • Dynamic reporter writing news, features, reviews and unearthing EXCLUSIVES
  • Expertise and experience in writing about industrial relations, politics, foreign affairs and the arts
  • Court reports, campaigns, overseas work, parliament, business leaders, economics
  • Team player, individual initiative, flexibility

 

MAGAZINES: 

Unite Works – Bi monthly magazine for the UK’s biggest trade union (1.4m members)

Red Pepper – popular political bi monthly http://www.redpepper.org.uk/by/john-millington/

RMT News – In house magazine of a trade union representing transport workers.

Liberty – Popular Irish Magazine: http://www.siptu.ie/bulletin/pdf/1366734768LibertyApril2013.pdf (pg 27)

The Journalist – http://issuu.com/nujupload/docs/journalist_mayjune15

 

MULTI-MEDIA:

  • Liberal Conspiracy – Most popular liberal blog in Britain: Features

http://liberalconspiracy.org/2013/04/09/thatchers-legacy-still-shackles-the-workers-of-today/

  • Union News – International Multi-media platform: News, features and documentary presenting

http://union-news.co.uk/author/john-millington/

  • Left Foot Forward – Leading UK political blog: News and features

http://www.leftfootforward.org/author/johnmillington/

  • Union Solidarity International – International Multi-media platform: Features

http://usilive.org/venezuela-a-union-perspective/

  • Left Futures – Leading Westminster political blog: features

http://www.leftfutures.org/2013/03/spooks-face-complaint-over-links-to-blacklisting-as-union-demands-full-investigation/

http://www.leftfutures.org/2013/02/blacklisting-out-of-the-darkness-cometh-the-light/

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