How to Cover a Senedd Election
By How to Cover a Senedd Election
How can we cover Senedd elections? Do the public really care about devolution? Just how badly has COVID-19 thrown plans out of the window?
How to Cover a Senedd ElectionMay 05, 2021
Episode 8: Loosely Organised Chaos
In the final episode of How to Cover a Senedd Election, we speak to ITV Wales' Adrian Master on what it's like to be on an election night (or day) program. We also talk about what we've learnt from doing this podcast!
Rhifyn arbennig: Gohebu etholiad trwy gyfrwng y Gymraeg
Yn y podlediad yma mae Lowri, Caleb a Henry yn siarad gyda Lydia Ellis, Tomos Gruffydd ac Ioan Pollard o lwyfan digidol S4C. Maent yn trafod sut maent am ohebu ar yr etholiad a sut brofiad maent wedi cael yn gweithio ar blatfform a gafodd ei lansio yn ystod pandemig.
Episode 7: Devolution
In the penultimate (English language) episode of How to Cover a Senedd Election, we sit down with WalesOnline's Will Hayward to discuss the role that devolution has played in the media's coverage of elections.
Episode 6: The View from London
On a very special episode of How to Cover a Senedd Election, we welcome Huw Edwards, the BBC's lead election presenter and host of the BBC News at 10 to discuss how national outlets are covering this year's devolved elections.
Episode 5: Campaigning under COVID
This week, we speak to WalesOnline Local Democracy Reporter Alex Seabrook and Independent Monmouth candidate Nick Ramsay about what it's been like reporting and campaigning under COVID-19 restrictions.
Episode 4: "Is she still knitting?!"
What would an election be without debates?? In this episode, we speak to BBC Wales election debate host Bethan Rhys Roberts and former Head of News for BBC Wales Mark O'Callaghan to discuss what goes into making these cornerstones of modern elections tick. Also in this episode
Is it the role of the debate host to factcheck?
Are debates 'too American'?
And what on earth was one audience member knitting during one live TV debate
Episode 3: Baywatch w/ Felicity Evans & James Williams
An extra special episode of HTCASE as we're joined by the hosts of BBC Wales' Walescast! Political Editor Felicity Evans and Political Correspondent James Williams discuss how the podcast came about, the market for political podcasts in Wales and what hints and tips they have for those covering their first election.
Episode 2: Trigonometry, the Mediterranean Diet and Devolution
In the second episode of 'How to Cover a Senedd Election', we take a look at the role that 16 and 17 year-olds will play in 2021. We speak to Twitter sensation Lloyd Warburton and student Meg Darwin about what they're looking forward to in May. Also in this episode:
How can broadcasters reach this new voting group
How do 16/17 year-olds get their news?
Our own experiences of politics at that age
and most importantly, what is a Mediterranean Diet?
Episode 1: "You tell me"
In our first episode, we sit down with The National's Gareth Axenderrie (who also happens to be a previous host of the podcast) and ITV Wales' National Correspondent Rob Osbourne.
Coming up in Episode One:Whose job is it to explain devolution - the press or the politicians? Is a Senedd election harder to cover than a general election? Can anyone really predict what's going to happen? And who did Lowri meet in a pub in Caerphilly?