Spirit of London Awards 2012 finalists for the ‘Achievement in Media’ category.
Meet the three finalists for this year’s Spirit of London Awards ‘Achievement in Media’ category. The winner will be announced on December 10th, at the awards ceremony in Greenwich’s O2 Arena.
Eve-Yasmine Saoud-Easton | Age: 18 | Borough: Harrow
Despite being bullied at school and having to overcome severe medical problems, Eve-Yasmine has been determined to be successful in the media industry. She has presented BBC Radio 1’s Teen Awards and Capital FM’s Jingle Bell Ball. She became Editor in Chief of SuperstarMagazine.com and is currently LIVE Magazine’s presenter/video Editor. She has interviewed the likes of Shakira, Lionel Richie, Quincy Jones and Labrinth. She was also chosen to be Britain and Ireland’s Next Top Model Live’s official blogger and presenter at model castings. She has used her skills as a presenter to host charity events such as the Fashion Frenzy Show in aid of BBC Children In Need.
Mandem On The Wall | Age: 20 | Borough: Lewisham
Mandem On The Wall is an online series made up of a group of four young men all in their 20s; Joivan Wade, Percelle Ascott, Dee Kartier and Freddie Osborne from South London. Their show takes on current issues in today’s society which many people especially young people can relate to with an entertaining and positive spin. The series has taken YouTube by storm, and the popularity of the show continues to flourish.
Zoom Rockman | Age: 12 | Borough: Haringey
Zoom Rockman has been drawing, writing and publishing his own comic since he was 8 years old. He started out selling them to his classmates at school events and his local Newsagents. Now he has a wide range of London Stockists including the ‘Cartoon Museum’ in Bloomsbury and the internationally respected ‘Gosh! Comics’, in Soho. Zoom has been described by the Financial Times as, “the future of British Comics.” This summer he was flown out to South Korea to the Bucheon International Cartoon Festival for the second year running on an all expenses paid trip, to give a speech.