BAKEWELL: Magazine’s digital editor briefs Lady Manners sixth-formers

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Lady Manners School old girl, Elizabeth Davis, a successful journalist, has visited the school as part of a programme of events run by the school’s sixth-form team.

Elizabeth is currently the staff writer and digital editor at BBC Music Magazine. She spoke to the sixth-formers about her career journey since leaving the school in 2006 having gained “A” levels in English literature, drama & theatre studies; French and music. This journey has taken her via Cambridge University where she discovered her interest in journalism and through City University in London, completing a masters in magazine journalism.

Elizabeth gave a piece of advice to her sixth-form audience “Make your own Luck”. She was following her own advice as she worked hard to find placements to give her the experience needed to take the next step on the career ladder.