Aiming high in local government reporting

Ellie Ames

Epsom and Ewell Times is proud to have been a part in the fulfilment of one of our volunteer citizen journalist’s ambition to work as a reporter. Ellie Ames, who has reported on Council and planning matters for the Epsom and Ewell Times over the last year, has recently secured a position with LocalGov, the UK’s largest dedicated local government news website.

Ellie graduated from Durham University with 1st class honours in English literature followed by a masters in literary linguistics from Nottingham.

We congratulate Ellie on her appointment and wish her a successful career.

The Epsom and Ewell Times has given opportunities to students of journalism to write for us. Ellie Ames’ experience establishes how being published by our news service can boost a budding writer’s career prospects.

If you wish to write for Epsom and Ewell Times do please get in touch.