July 23, 2008
Interactive Media Student Attracts American Company
NINETEEN-YEAR-OLD Joe Hoyle has landed himself a plum job with one of the biggest internet companies in America.
Joe, aged 19, is taking his National Diploma in Interactive Media from Pembrokeshire College to work for Detroit-based Name Media, which owns one of country's largest portfolios of web domain names, including photography.com and gardening.com.
Joe said: "I love computer technology, especially the forever changing landscape it moves in. Pembrokeshire College kept me focused and introduced me to new design techniques.
Without it I would not have gained employment with Name Media."
Denys Bassett Jones, design lecturer at Pembrokeshire College, said: "This is a great example of vocational courses working hard for both employer and employee. It is encouraging to see a young and talented entrepreneur gaining recognised qualifications and work with an international company. At 19, it doesn't get better than this!"
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