Media Curriculum Vitae

 

 

 

DATE OF BIRTH:

30th October 1976 

 

NATIONALITY:

British      

 

EMAIL: 

rob_hyde@hotmail.com       

 

TELEPHONE: 

00 49 (0)152 0621 4814 

 

 

 

PROFILE:  

 

I am a member of the British National Union of Journalists and am currently based near Hamburg.

 

My work in Germany has included researching and writing articles which appeared in many English-Language print and digital publications.

 

I also conducted commissioned research for press agencies and performed English-Language voiceovers in various documentaries and corporate films. Other work included teaching journalistic research and writing courses at universities.  

 

In addition to my research and media writing work, I also provide English-language training.

 

 

 

WORK HISTORY: 

 

2015-2016:  

Robert Bosch GmbH Schillerhöhe, Stuttgart.  English language support to the Finance and Corporate Communications departments (discussing media campaigns, conducting mock interviews, writing / editing news articles, corporate blog posts and tweets).

2010-2013: 

Teaching Journalistic English at Bremen University of Applied Science, Germany.       

2010-2011:      

Teaching IT and New Media English at the Berufsakademie für IT und Wirtschaft, Oldenburg, Germany       

   

2010-2011:  

Teaching Journalistic Research & Writing Courses at the Practical Language sub-department of the English department at Oldenburg University.       

2006-2013:  

Teaching Journalistic and Advanced Writing courses at the Practical Language sub-department of the English department at Bremen University.       

 

2001:  

Central European News (CEN). Researcher & Writer for this Vienna-based British news agency. News and feature articles supplied to a range of British newspapers including The Times and The Telegraph.     

 

2000: 

Netimperative.com, London.  Researcher & Writer for this London-based digital business intelligence site. News and feature articles and in-depth reports on the dotcom industry.      

 

 

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:  

 

05/2003-06/2003:  

C.E.L.T.A course at Studio Cambridge, Cambridge, England. (Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults). Qualification is approved and assessed by the University of Cambridge Local Examination Syndicate (UCLES).     

 

09/2002-02/2003: 

Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge PGCE Course. Attended for the stated dates. Referee provided (see ‘Referees’).    

 

10/2000-01/2001:  

London College of Printing. Post Graduate Certificate in Periodical Journalism.  Course accredited by the NUJ (National Union of Journalists).  

 

09/1995-06/1999:  

University of Manchester, B.A. German Studies with French (Grade 2.1). Language, German history, GDR politics and literature, German poetry, medieval German, Kleist, Sturm und Drang, ETA Hoffmann.    

 

 09/1993 – 06/1995: 

Bishop Walsh RC School, Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands, A-levels in German (A), French (A), English Literature (A).         

 

 

 

OTHER SKILLS & INTERESTS:  

   

Language skills include German (Advanced), French (Upper-Intermediate), Arabic (Beginners), Danish (Beginners). Personal interests include acting, creative writing, travel, archery and surfing.         

 

 

 

REFEREES:  

   

Michael Claridge  

English-Speaking Cultures 

Universität Bremen  

Bibliothekstraße 1  

28359 Bremen  

Germany 

claridge@uni-bremen.de       

Marjorie Willey 

Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik 

Martin Luther University 

Halle Wittenberg 

Halle (Saale)  

Germany  

marjorie.willey@anglistik.uni-halle.de        

Michael Leidig

Central European News

Hadikgasse 96

Vienna A-1140

Austria

m.leidig@cen.at