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Ready, Set Click. Young Kaiden snaps for gold...

Young Kaiden Meloy, 13 soon to be 14 from Whitehaven already has many amazing

experiences under his belt as he embarks on his new venture, and it's all set to get bigger for this chap in the coming years.

Kaiden pictured at Harbourside 5K - Pic: Carlos Reina Photo

Kaiden for many years has been involved in sports and community events, especially with dedicating a lot of his time to sports club Cumberland AC and he has took a liking towards the behind the scenes aspects such as photography and event management.

Kaiden also volunteers regularly at local park run events and back in June reached his 100th volunteer! Constantly being a champion of volunteering!

Earlier this year he decided to start up his own venture, Media Up North providing

photography services to his community and network of friends and family.

He claims, that his dreams started to become a reality in March after he worked at An

Evening with Holly Ellison in Gosforth, as a month or so later is when he started Media Up North.

Already the young entrepreneur has met many recognisable faces this year alone such as Princess Anne, MISTAJAM and Holly Ellison. Holly was especially amazed by his


The 13-year-old currently in Year 8 at St Benedict’s High School puts people much

older than him to shame with his eager determination and drive to turn his dreams into a


Just listening to the events, he has covered this year is exhausting! So good on him for

keeping up with it all and remaining focused on his schooling as well as all these other


Kaiden has covered many events this year including; The Lakesman, Lakeland Loop, Lowca 10K, Gosforth 10, Liverpool Rock and Roll, Harbourside 5K, Princess Anne’s royal visit and many more. He was also taking photographs at a Radio 1 event in Ibiza at the weekend, multitasking the family holiday and his love for photography!

Kaiden’s name is certainly one to look out for when scrolling through the paper looking at

the photos as he is constantly improving his skills and getting his images out there.

He is also hoping to be involved with photography later on in his life too.

To see more of Kaiden’s work search for Media Up North on Facebook and Instagram.

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