- It feels absolutely fantastic, fun and unexpected. It is an acknowledgment that you actually are doing something right, says Amelia Mauritzon who works at Östersunds Posten.
Want to be a part of the sports world
The winning feature was a mini documentary where you got to follow football referee Martin Strömbergsson during a match day. A topic that is close at hand for Amelia Mauritzon.
- Despite the fact that the training focuses on all types of journalism, I have always said that I am studying to be a sports journalist if anyone asked about my studies. I love sports and athletics. I want to be a part of the world every day.
A nudge in the right direction
Amelia Mauritzon did her first internship at Gefle Dagblad and has since practiced and worked for the newspaper at every permission or leave. When a job recently opened at Östersunds-Posten in the same media group she was asked to apply.
- I've always dreamed of becoming a sportswriter and this is really a push in the right direction, even if it means I pause my studies, says Amelia Mauritzon who looks back on her time at the university with warmth.
- I got on very well at university and especially in Piteå as a town, I loved the people there and it's thanks to my time at university as the ability to get this job opened up.
What's the best thing with the education?
- I hated it then, but it was probably that the teachers wanted us to learn all the technology from scratch. It helps in my current job makes because I know how all the cameras and instruments is to be set.
Do you have any tips for those looking to learn Journalism and Media at Luleå University of Technology?
- Always say yes to jobs outside of school and try to establish as many important contacts as possible.