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Live on the radio!

Hello there!

I have certainly had an exciting week. To expand my horizons, I have been on work experience at an advertising agency called The Sharp Agency in Huddersfield and had an amazing time working with the team there, everybody was so welcoming and I learnt a lot.

This morning however, another interesting event happened- I was on the radio! As part of BBC Radio Sheffield's scheme to encourage people to 'Love where you Live', I was invited on to Toby Foster's Breakfast Show to be interviewed and asked about my youth column with the Dronfield Eye. 

Waking up at 5:30 am after five hours sleep, my feelings were a mix of fear and excitement - I really didn't know what to expect! Although the BBC journalist that had contacted me was lovely, there wasn't much time for them to tell me what I would be asked so I didn't really have a clue what I would have to say - plus, when I arrived, I was just sat down in silence and then called up to be live on radio (argh!).

However, once on air, things appeared to go reasonably smoothly, all of the team at Radio Sheffield were lovely and I stayed for a little while to watch some more of the show (I should point out that the show was in a theatre with the show on the stage and an audience of both guests and people that just wanted to watch the show) and then left to hopefully catch up on sleep!

Although I know I said 'erm' a few times, for someone like me who really doesn't like talking to new people (never mind thousands of them) I was really pleased with the way it went and I've got some great feedback form people listening on the radio at home and also in the audience.

So thank you to every one at Sharp and at Radio Sheffield for making my week such a unique experience -  it has been more amazing than I can begin to describe and certainly something to talk about on Monday when I can stay in bed until 7am!

If you'd like to listen, I'm on around 51 minutes in: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02sx2h5

Hope you've all had a great week
Elle xxx

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