PC Journalism’s Year 14 student Matthew Walsh sealed his broadcasting successes at Portadown College when his story pitch to NI BBC Young Reporter was commissioned to be produced as a winning story.
Matthew was awarded with his BBC Young Reporter badge following the filming of his news package on the futures of schoolboy footballers such as 16-year-old Linfield goalkeeper David Walsh.
Cameraman, sound technician and producer met Matthew at Bladon Park where Linfield 1st team pre-season training was well under way. Matthew, who had written his own script was at ease in front of the camera, interviewing both rising Co Armagh footballing star, David (also his brother) and Linfield coach Darren Murphy.
Watch this space, BBC NI and BBC Sport for the publication of the news package, due to be released to coincide with the Supercup at the end of July.