A former apprentice has been involved in the launch of a local TV channel, as the KM Group goes live with KMTV, a Freeview and Virgin channel available across the county of Kent.
Stephen Pritchard, readers’ editor of The Observer, gave a warm opening address at the NCTJ’s shorthand seminar, which took place on Friday 16 June 2017.
The NCTJ’s flagship event, the Journalism Skills Conference, returns this year on 23 and 24 November. Delegates will be guests of Sky and Kingston University for two days of talks, debate and discussion, with Hampton Court Palace providing a magnificent backdrop for our annual awards ceremony.
In times of great change in the media industry, the NCTJ is launching an award to encourage and recognise innovation in journalism education and training.
The NCTJ Awards for Excellence are open for entries from students and trainee journalists across the UK.
Seventy-two per cent of candidates achieved senior status in the March sitting of the National Qualification in Journalism (NQJ).
‘Old-School Journalism Techniques Are Still What All Good Reporters Need’
The NCTJ’s Essential Journalism examination, introduced last November on the Cirrus Assessment platform, has been recognised in the inaugural International e-Assessment Awards.
The fifth edition of Essential Public Affairs for Journalists (Oxford University Press), an invaluable guide for both journalism students and practising journalists, has been launched.
The NCTJ has commissioned and published a 52-page report, Exploring Freelance Journalism, which provides independent, comprehensive labour market information about the freelance journalism sector and includes the results of a recent survey of more than 600 freelance journalists.
Essential qualities sought by editors were revealed to delegates at the NCTJ 2017 Student Council.
Sky Sports News presenter Rob Wotton presents NCTJ diploma exam awards at 2017 Student Council