SSU’s Popular Music Journalism team announces the second Word Up! conference

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Southampton Solent University is to host its second annual music journalism conference, Word Up!, on Monday 3rd November, at the Solent Lecture Theatre in the SM building at 12-4pm.

After last year’s hugely successful inaugural conference, this year’s event brings together another heavyweight line-up of writers and editors from top magazines and newspapers including The Guardian, Metal Hammer, Clash, The Line of Best Fit and Popjustice. Word Up! will once again offer students crucial insight into the industry and a chance to meet and network with experts at the top of their respective fields.

Sarah Hall, Senior Publicist at Sony Music, will be reflecting on a career promoting mega-selling artists, from Daft Punk to Pink, with Jacqui Swift (SSU, The Sun).

Alexis Petridis - with a hat Alexis Petridis – with a hat

The Guardian’s Head Music Critic Alexis Petridis, Metal Hammer’s Editor-At-Large Dom Lawson and The Line of Best Fit’s Lauren Down will be among…

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