Hall of Fame: Emily Bunbury

Emily Bunbury (left) alongside fellow former Demon Media member Hannah Gorzelak (right).

Year Graduated

What did you study?
English Language with Media and Communications

What is your fondest memory of DMU?
Running the Demon Media stage at open days - spending the day outside in the sun (sometimes) choosing music to play to everyone who was milling around and getting to watch the performances from DMU societies like steppers, music and dance. And obviously socials!

Where are you working today?
Events Marketing Intern for Race For Life and Cancer Research UK. (Recently accepted a job with the BBC running on Antiques Roadshow in the summer).

What was your role in Demon Media?
Demon Media Head of Live Events

How did it benefit you?
My events experience with Demon Media definitely helped me to secure both these jobs. It’s something to talk about in interviews which is a bit different and I could use it to offer real examples of skills they were looking for. I’ve also used other skills I learned with Demon Media to do a bit of freelance work for Heart FM – I edited some videos for them using skills I directly learned with Demon TV.

What did you enjoy most about Demon Media?
The freedom to do a bit of everything. You don’t have to stick to one thing but you can have a go at a bit of whatever you fancy. And the social aspect J

What advice would you have for current students to help them enhance their employability?
As above – have a go at everything you want to. After uni, no one’s gonna let you just write an article for their newspaper, or film an interview with Phil Jupitus just because you want to. Just have a go because you might find something you really enjoy or are really good at – but if not, it really doesn’t matter...

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