Sophie Nixon

Sophie Nixon
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Location
Cardiff
Education
Bournemouth University
Expertise

Broadcast journalism, local news, features articles, social media trends and algorithms, TikTok, Instagram, X, student news, grammar,

  • Sophie is co-Editor in Chief at The Tab Cardiff. She oversees a team of 4 editors and 40 writers. She commissions and edits articles, plans and runs meetings alongside writing her own articles
  • Sophie’s interests are investigative journalism and environmental journalism. Sophie also has an in-depth knowledge of social media
  • Sophie aims to attend yoga at least once a week and enjoys watching documentaries in her spare time

Experience

Sophie joined The Tab Cardiff in 2020 and went on to become Editor-in-Chief. Sophie has more than a year’s worth experience running a team of editors and writers. She creates multi-platform social media content to target a specific demographic. Sophie has a plethora of experience in FOIs, right to reply emails and finding and verifying stories from social media.

Education

Sophie currently studies MA broadcast journalism at Cardiff University. Before that, she graduated with a degree in journalism, media and English literature at Cardiff University with a 2:1

THE TAB'S EDITORIAL POLICIES

The Tab's journalism is brought to you by young reporters who like being first. On university campuses, our writers deliver local news you care about. At The Tab HQ, our experienced journalists write about everything from breaking news to politics to pop culture to TikTok trends to the latest entertainment and celeb gossip. Our aim is to deliver sharp, original, and agenda-setting journalism to young people. All our stories are fact checked and sources verified. Further information on our editorial policies and processes can be found here.

Posts

Nearly 3,000 students evacuated from Cardiff SU club after attendee ‘elbowed’ fire alarm

Some students took the empty club as an opportunity to pour themselves pints

Cardiff student told by doctor to move out of mouldy uni house after she was hospitalised

The damp and mould in the property was so severe that mushrooms began growing from the ceiling

Cardiff University’s Vice-Chancellor says funding for higher education is ‘broken’

International students’ fees are currently subsidising a lot of the university’s work

Here are some Cardiff themed cocktails to spice up your Halloween party

The cocktails might be scary but the prices wont be

We’re recruiting! Here are five reasons why you should join The Cardiff Tab

We’re hosting an open meeting at 6pm on Monday 2nd October at The Vulcan

Cardiff Uni ranks in top 30 for second year running in The Times Good Uni Guide

The quality of teaching at Cardiff University was ranked at 73 per cent overall

Circuit is opening in Cardiff this Friday: Here’s what we know

Every weekend it’s £4.50 for a double vodka and mixer

Honorary Cardiff University Professor resigns due to university’s handling of industrial action

Professor Tom Bartlett called the university ‘ethically questionable’

Striking Cardiff Uni lecturers will picket at all graduations amidst ‘summer of chaos’

Graduating students will be handed UCU sashes they can wear to show support

Cardiff University rises five places in university 2024 league tables

Cardiff Uni came 21st place and has an overall score of 75 per cent

Lecturer slams Cardiff Uni’s graduations where students will receive ‘bargain basement degrees’

The senior lecturer accused the uni of ‘trashing academic standards’ if they hire external staff to mark assessments

Cardiff students will graduate with missing marks as uni maintains ceremonies will go ahead

The university has said the impact of the marking boycott is ‘not yet known’

Cardiff Uni calls marking boycott ‘unfair’ but won’t withhold 100 per cent of lecturers’ pay

The UCU has branded the university’s statement ‘dismissive, scolding, concerning, and highly patronising’

Applications for the Cardiff Tab’s editorial team are now OPEN

We’re recruiting for Co-Editor in Chief, Features Editor, Social Media Editor and TikTok Editor

Cardiff SU to ban VKs at club nights as staff complain of clearing up the empty bottles

The VK vending machine will now be replaced with WKDs

Cardiff Uni students and staff visited ChatGPT almost 15,000 times during January exams

A Cardiff Uni spokesperson said this is not unexpected

Meet the fighters of MT’s Cardiff Fight Night 2023

‘It’s been a very boring, sober and celibate few weeks’

Cardiff Student Union has opened an Esports Lounge

This is the first of its kind in a Welsh university

The Tab Cardiff is holding an open meeting to find new writers

Come along to our open meeting on 21st February at 6pm at The Vulcan

Iconic Borat cut out stolen from Cathays vape shop

This Borat-napping was not very nice

Here are the dates for the 18 days of strikes at Cardiff University this term

Cardiff staff will strike over better pay and pensions, among other things

Cardiff Uni student has thumb nearly cut off by ice skate in Winter Wonderland accident

‘There was blood literally everywhere’