YNUKtv and Brunel University Judge Best Local News Video


Congratulations Casey Sleigh!

ynuktv-brunel-2014YNUKtv and Brunel University are pleased to announce that Casey Sleigh is the winner of the Best Local News award for 2014. As well as a trophy Casey also receives £300 cash

Runners-up are:  Kairit Kütt and Katherine Clementine


Casey Sleigh – media student 2014 – winner! 

video: Counselling Service

Casey - Brunel University student

The winning story tells of the death of a student at Brunel University in 2013. The fatal incident motivated Casey to investigate and produce the video report.  She examined whether there was enough being done on campus for students who wanted or may need counselling. She got some interesting results

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Kairit Kütt – media student 2014 – congratulations Kairit you are runner up with a cash prize of £100!

video: Trans Awareness Week

Kairit Kutt Trans Awareness Week student

Kairit tackled a subject that is rarely heard of in the news media.  But she found Trans People was to be discussed at Brunel University and decided it was a good opportunity to take a look at the issues surrounding Trans Gender People.  Her investigation found there was still a lot of bias and bullying surrounding Trans People

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Katherine Clementine – media student 2014 – congratulations Katherine you are our third winner with a cash prize of £50!

video: Age UK Hillingdon

Kat Age Uk Hillingdon student


The controversial subject of the cost of energy across the UK was the subject chosen by Kat.  She visited an elderly community centre where many were angry that the government hadn’t done enough to reduce the cost especially for the silver generation.

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Catherine Chapman – media student 2014 – commended

video: Affordable Art Fair

Catherine Chapman - brunel student


Access to art and at a good and fair price is Catherine’s video story.  She takes a look at the Affordable Art Fair in Battersea where buyers and sellers get to meet, bargain and sell their products. This exhibition draws artists from around the UK and the Globe helping artists gain recognition.

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Raya Raycheva – media student 2014 – commended

video: Classic Car Boot Sale

Raya Raycheva - media student


Raya has produced a great news video on followers of classic cars.  During her research she learned there was a day when a boot sale would take place.  She then discovered the importance of having such an event.  Raya has the story

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TV news content

Community news has developed as an important part of news coverage cross the UK.  Citizen video journalists are in demand and can play a big part in offering valuable content for TV news.

There’s a special Student playlist on YNUKtv’s You Tube Channel – take a look: