Giving Something Back
The LTF Inspire scheme was designed to give something back to the schools we work alongside. We work closely with figures in the local community who provide activities such as: workshops, Q & A sessions and educational workshops. LTF currently work with: authors, professional athletes, TV presenters and authors. We have reached out to over 3000 pupils already this academic year. To enquire about one of our ambassadors visiting your school, please get in touch.
Owen is a journalist who has spent time working at the BBC and is now the lead presenter on Derby County’s official TV channel. Throughout his time working as a journalist, Owen has interviewed such famous names as: Wayne Rooney, Ashley Cole, Frank Lampard & Nigel Clough. Owen graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a masters’ degree in journalism. Owen is available to deliver sessions for media studies students and also able to lead any workshops in and around newspaper writing/reporting.
Michael is an actor who grew up in Derby and attended St Benedict’s School. Michael has been part of several shows which have gone on to win awards. Michael rose to fame for playing Harvey in the hit TV show & movie – This is England where he starred alongside award winning actor, Stephen Graham. Michael has also starred in shows such as: Chernobyl (which went on to win an Emmy award) Once Upon A Time, Aliens and also featured in casualty for six episodes. Michael got into acting after teachers told him he couldn’t make it and he wanted to prove them wrong.
Blake graduated from Derby university with a degree in football journalism and has worked for BBC Radio Derby since then. Outside of his work for the BBC, Blake also hosts his own podcast called ‘Talk Derby To Me’ the podcast focusses on famous people who have grown up in and around Derbyshire. He has interviewed names such as actor Chanel Cresswell, former Derby County chairman, Don Amott & X Factor finalist Lucy Spraggan Blake has also interviewed Tyson Fury. Last year, Blake’s podcast was the number 8 most listened to podcast in the UK.
Bramley House, Wilsthorpe Road,
Long Eaton, Derbyshire NG10 3SX