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Out now! Read Women’s Tri and Core magazines online

Two magazines produced by CBJ’s Magazine Journalism students are available to read now via our new digital platform.

Women’s Tri, winner of this year’s Dragons’ Den contest for the best magazine pitch at CBJ,  combines interviews with top women triathletes with advice on training and which kit to buy, plus novice Alyss Bowen takes on the challenge of cycling, swimming and running with triathletes in Nottingham.

And click here to see Notts County FC nutritionist Matt Lawson share his own top tips for triathletes.

Meanwhile, ahead of the General Election, top broadcaster Kay Burley talks to Core magazine about her career in political journalism. Core also has reviews, features and Mike Pettifer’s column on why he feared the end of the world would scupper his plans to become a train driver.

 

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Magazine Dragons’ Den: Women’s Tri triumphs

Women's TriWomen’s Tri, the magazine aimed at an ‘overlooked’ readership of triathlon fans, has scored its own triumph by winning the CBJ Dragons’ Den competition.

The idea, pitched by MA Magazine Journalism students Alyss Bowen, Sergio Pereira and Sophie Turner, beat off challenges from rival groups to be chosen by the Dragons as the one most likely to succeed in the market. Read More…

Well Done to one of last year’s Guest Speakers!

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Paralympic and World 200m Champion Richard Whitehead MBE came to CBJ earlier this year to speak to Sports Journalism students and he is now back in the news after completing “the most amazing feat for a man with no feet” – his words not ours.

Double amputee Richard, a long time friend of CBJ lecturer Andrew James, completed 38 marathons in 42 days running from John O’Groats to Land’s End raising up to one million pounds for charity.

Well done Richard and we look forward to welcoming you back to CBJ next year.

See the whole story here with video from BBC Nottingham’s news pages.