Jamie Wall Hurling Fitzgibbon Cup Mary Immaculate College University of Limerick Press Sports Photography Photographer Cian Reinhardt Chanbling Limerick City County Field Pitch player hurling

Jamie Wall, Manager of Mary Immaculate College Hurling Team.

As part of my studies at the University of Limerick, I was given the role of photo editor for a semester with the Limerick Voice Newspaper – a paper created by the BA Journalism and New Media, and MA Journalism students in the University.

In this role, I was working closely with the journalists as well as other editors by discussing news stories and deciding what type of image would suit best with the story. I was tasked with sourcing images or capturing images that would best tell the story.

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Des Galligan teaching a class at the Project School, Limerick. Picture: Cian Reinhardt

This gave me an opportunity to work alongside other journalists as well as working by myself; giving me creative freedom while also gaining a greater understanding of the story and the direction the writer was looking to take the article in.

When the newspaper was finally produced and printed, I had my work featured on the front page as well as throughout the paper with both an image and a news story byline on the cover.

View my work for the Limerick Voice online here along with the digital edition of the Limerick Voice 2017.

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