Movers & Shakers – Lara Sinclair
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Name Lara Sinclair
Occupation/Title Editor, B&T Weekly
Company/Organisation Reed Business Information
Star sign Taurus
Describe a typical day? Hectic. Lots of tasks to do, all aimed at producing a magazine every week, plus liaising with the marketing, advertising, internet and media industry that we report on.
What’s the best part of the job? Producing a good magazine at the end of a week, breaking controversial stories, and writing a good yarn.
What’s the worst part of the job? Missing a deadline. Irate calls from industry figures with oversized egos.
What was your first job & how much was in your first pay packet? Shop assistant at Prouds. Earning not much; I wasn’t much of a sales person.
What did you want to be when you grew up? Either a journalist or an architect. I studied architecture for a year, but couldn’t get excited about different types of mortar.