J-Lab Episode 24: Reporting Project Big Picture, with Telegraph chief football writer Sam Wallace


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In a year that has seen very little live sport, the Telegraph’s chief football writer, Sam Wallace, unearthed a story that rocked the world of football: plans to reduce the size of the top division in England, scrap or modify some of the cup competitions and introduce B teams. In this episode, Sam gives some insight into how he got hold of these controversial proposals, explains the skills needed to win exclusives like this and offers advice for those seeking to enter a career in sports journalism.

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