Llais y Maes (Voice of the Maes) is an exciting digital news service in partnership with S4C, ITV Cymru Wales and the National Eisteddfod.
Over the course of the Eisteddfod Cardiff University students studying at JOMEC (School of Journalism, Media and Culture) will work alongside industry professionals to create unique multi platform content from the Maes.
Celebrating its fifth birthday this year, Llais y Maes is a project which gives students the opportunity to learn and practice new skills, establish contacts and gives them an insight into the life of a working journalist. In conjunction with ITV Wales, the service will be led by JOMEC’s Welsh language lecturers, Sian Morgan Lloyd and Manon Edwards Ahir.
Sian Morgan Lloyd, lecturer at JOMEC, Cardiff University:
“This is an exceptional opportunity for students to experience life as a journalist in a vibrant and exciting news environment. This year we’re delighted to have the backing of significant new industry partners, S4C and ITV Cymru Wales, along with the valuable continuing support from the National Eisteddfod. With the technology landscape changing so rapidly, it will be interesting to see how the students create our content using the very latest tools and communication platforms.”
JOMEC alumni Glesni Euros is one of ITV Cymru Wales' team of journalists who will be supporting Llais y Maes at the Anglesey Eisteddfod. She says:
“I am really looking forward to joining the Llais y Maes crew at this year’s Eisteddfod. It will be so exciting to work with JOMEC’s enthusiastic students and lecturers to create quality digital content from the maes. Ynys Môn here we come!
This is a JOMEC press release.