Four newly-qualified senior reporters are celebrating after winning awards for exceptional performance in the November National Certificate Examination.
Four candidates sat the National Certificate Examination for Sports Reporters this November, and two of them were awarded the qualification.
Laura Paterson, a senior reporter with the Press and Journal (Aberdeen), has won the TS Murray Award for her performance in the National Examination Certificate
A further 56 journalists are celebrating achieving senior status after passing the National Certificate Examination for reporters.
Two candidates sat exams in November’s sitting of the National Certificate Examination for Press Photographers and Photojournalists and both gained senior status.
The National Certificate Examination (NCE), the NCTJ’s senior journalism qualification, is to be re-launched as the National Qualification in Journalism (NQJ) next year.
New specialist options, a foundation certificate and an apprenticeship scheme were launched at the Journalism Skills Conference on Wednesday.
The NCTJ announced proposals for a new ethics module is to be included in the Diploma in Journalism on the first day of the annual skills conference on Wednesday.
Sir Michael Parkinson entertained delegates with tales of his journalism career at this year’s NCTJ Journalism Skills Conference at the Nottingham Contemporary on 28 November.
The five top performing NCTJ accredited courses 2011-12 were presented with awards following the gala dinner at the Journalism Skills Conference held at Nottingham Contemporary on 28 November.
David Rowell, head of editorial learning and development at Johnston Press and NCTJ Journalism Qualifications Board member, has been honoured with the 2012 NCTJ Chairman’s Award for his outstanding contribution to journalism training and education.
Promising young journalists and photographers were presented with their NCTJ Awards for Excellence at the Journalism Skills Conference in Nottingham today.
NCTJ chairman Kim Fletcher argued that traditional journalism is not dead at a debate held in the committee rooms of the House of Commons last night (26 November).
An NCTJ student from the University of Sheffield has been nominated for a literary award for her first book.
An NCTJ student from the University of Sheffield has been nominated for a literary award for her first book.
NCTJ board member Ed Curran has been awarded the highest honour from the Society of Editors, being made a Fellow of the Society.
The online survey of working journalists that forms part of the NCTJ's large scale research project into the journalism industry closes on Monday, 19 November.
NCTJ chief executive Joanne Butcher delivered a short address at the Society of Editors Conference in Belfast today.
Journalists across the country sat the NCTJ National Certificate Examination today in a bid to achieve senior reporter status
NCTJ chief executive Joanne Butcher is to deliver a short address at the Society of Editors annual conference in Belfast on Monday, 12 November.
Elena Cresci, who has recently graduated from the NCTJ-accredited MA/PgDip in Journalism at Cardiff University, has won the award for Student Digital Journalist of the Year at the Guardian Student Media Awards.
Journalism Skills Conference takes place on 28 and 29 November in Nottingham.
The NCTJ is to offer a new one-day training course in Freelancing for Journalists as part of its short course, professional training programme.
The NCTJ has renewed its close relationship with the media in Sri Lanka with a visit from Kumar Nadesan, chairman of the Sri Lanka Press Institute (SLPI).
Three former NCTJ students have secured positions with The Sun through the News International Graduate Trainee Scheme, beating off competition from hundreds of applicants.
The National Council for the Training of Journalists is investing in a major piece of research to provide independent, comprehensive and up-to-date labour market information about journalists.
NCTJ chief executive Joanne Butcher presented awards to journalism students at Wolverhampton College last week.
The NCTJ’s board of directors has approved accreditation for four new journalism courses and also confirmed the renewal of accreditation for 17 courses.
More than 50 budding press photographers and photojournalists gathered at Press Association in London yesterday to hear about training and career opportunities in the industry, at a seminar organised by the NCTJ and supported by FujiFilm UK.
Stephen Ward has pleaded guilty to four offences under the Consumer Protection from Unfair Trading Regulations 2008.
NCTJ-accredited course provider Staffordshire University has secured European funding to recruit a community editor for its successful student news site.
The new NCTJ industry qualification in broadcast journalism has come to the end of its first successful year in operation.
Media industry professionals, bursary recipients and their tutors met on Thursday to celebrate the success of the Journalism Diversity Fund. More than 60 guests attended the annual lunch, which this year was hosted by the Daily Mail at Associated Newspapers’ offices in Kensington, London
The deadline for entries to this year’s NCTJ Awards for Excellence has been extended by two weeks.
Award-winning journalists from The Times and the Daily Mail are among those who have been announced as judges for this year's NCTJ Awards for Excellence.
The NCTJ has released a new 100 words-per-minute shorthand CD to help students practice.
Time is running out for students and trainees to enter the NCTJ Awards for Excellence in Journalism. The deadline for entries is now just two weeks away, on 14 September 2012.
The National Council for the Training of Journalists is delighted to announce that Invest in Nottingham is supporting the charity’s fifth annual Journalism Skills Conference that will visit the city later in the year.
Sir Michael Parkinson, one of Britain’s best-known television presenters, is to deliver the after-dinner speech at this year’s NCTJ Journalism Skills Conference in Nottingham.
Former director and chief executive officer of Nosweat Journalism Training charged with unfair trading and fraud.
NCTJ board member and award-winning editor, Alan Geere, is swapping Essex for Africa to help journalism students in Uganda.
Hannah Upton of the Westmorland Gazette is celebrating today after not only passing her National Certificate Examination to become a senior journalist, but also winning two awards for her outstanding performance in the exams.
Claire Meadows, who has just completed the NCTJ-accredited fast-track journalism course at Liverpool Community College, has joined the Society of Editors as Research Assistant.
A former Journalism Diversity Fund recipient has been appointed as an editorial assistant to Sky Sports News.
Alex Whitehead, who completed the NCTJ photojournalism course at Sheffield College, last night won the Emerging Talent Award at the O2 Media Awards for Yorkshire and the Humber.
There are just two weeks left to take advantage of the discount, early bird booking rate for the NCTJ Journalism Skills Conference in Nottingham on 28 and 29 November 2012.
The NCTJ is to hold a photography seminar at Press Association in London on 27 September.
Media professionals, educators and students came together on Friday to discuss the new broadcast journalism module developed by the NCTJ for the Diploma in Journalism.
Local businesses had the opportunity to boost their media skills last week, thanks to introductory workshops delivered by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ).
More than one hundred reporters, two sports reporters and four sub-editors took the NCTJ National Certificate Examination today hoping to gain senior qualification status.
NCTJ board member Ed Curran has been awarded an honorary degree recognising his services to journalism.
A second submission has been made by the NCTJ to the Leveson Inquiry.
The National Council for the Training of Journalists is delighted to announce that Google is to be a headline sponsor of the fifth annual Journalism Skills Conference.
Two NCTJ students have been rewarded for achieving one hundred per cent accuracy in the NCTJ shorthand exams.
The Journalism Diversity Fund is expanding into broadcast media with support from Sky
Award-winning journalist Sarah Chapman shared some shocking stories and interesting tales of her time as a court reporter at the NCTJ Shorthand Seminar in Manchester yesterday (20 June)
Award-winning student journalist, Lisa Nelson from Belfast Metropolitan College, is to join the NCTJ as the new Journalism Diversity Fund Intern from July 2012.
Three students joined NCTJ directors at their board meeting in London on Thursday, 7 June, to share their views about their training and qualifications.
Local businesses are being offered the chance to boost their skills thanks to introductory workshops delivered by the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ).
A Cabinet Office report published yesterday has highlighted concerns about the lack of social mobility in the professions with journalism one of the industries focused on.
Delegates attending the NCTJ Data Journalism Seminar on 25 May at Bloomberg in London heard that “anyone can do data journalism but not necessarily well” by Simon Rogers, editor of the Guardian Data Blog and Datastore, as part of his presentation on relevant skills and technology.
Two talented sports journalism students reported from Wembley at the weekend thanks to a partnership between the NCTJ and the Football League.
A former NCTJ Awards for Excellence winner is celebrating after being crowned Young Journalist of the Year at the Regional Press Awards last Friday, 25 May.
No price increase for early bird bookings at Journalism Skills Conference. This year the event takes place in Nottingham.
An award-winning NCTJ sports journalism student reported from Wembley Stadium on Saturday, as West Ham beat Blackpool to secure a return to the Premiership.
The NCTJ’s annual Awards for Excellence in Journalism are now open for entries and this year there is a brand new award to celebrate student publications.
There are now just two weeks to go until the National Council for the Training of Journalists’ Data Journalism Seminar on 25 May 2012, at Bloomberg in London.
Jamie Maddison, an NCTJ student from Cornwall College has won a six month bursary to promote Cornish mining heritage.
Ryman is now to sponsor both NCTJ shorthand awards, for 100wpm and 110/120wpm.
The NCTJ is to add a new business and finance journalism module to the Diploma in Journalism which is being developed with the support of leading figures from the industry and journalism training.
The first round of bursaries for 2012 is now closed and the Journalism Diversity Fund is delighted to have received a record number of applications for cohort one.
Additional keynote speakers have been announced for the National Council for the Training of Journalists’ Data Journalism Seminar on 25 May 2012, at Bloomberg in London.
The National Council for the Training of Journalists is delighted to announce the first keynote speakers for the Data Journalism Seminar on 25 May 2012, at Bloomberg in London.
Four newly-qualified senior reporters are celebrating after winning awards for exceptional performance in the March National Certificate Examination.
A further 48 journalists are celebrating achieving senior status after passing the National Certificate Examination for reporters.
The NCTJ has introduced a new format for running shorthand exams.
The NCTJ short course team will be exhibiting at the Huntingdonshire Business Fair this year, that takes place at the Wood Green Animal Shelter on 19th April.
NCTJ students from Staffordshire University have produced a newspaper which will be delivered direct to 50,000 homes throughout Stoke-on-Trent next week.
The NCTJ’s accreditation chief, Michelle Lewis, will be leaving the NCTJ at the end of April to join her brother’s business which is launching in the UK.
NCTJ media law tutors discussed the programmes of study and the teaching of regulation and ethics at the NCTJ Media Law Seminar in London on 30 March.
Lord Hunt, Chair of the Press Complaints Commission, officially launched the latest edition of McNae’s Essential Law for Journalists at the NCTJ Media Law Seminar at The Honourable Society of Gray’s Inn in London on 30 March.
The best performers in the last academic year’s NCTJ media law exams were honoured at the Media Law Seminar on 30 March, winning awards sponsored by Johnston Press and Oxford University Press.
The NCTJ's latest featured alumnus is Anna Botting, a Sky News presenter and award-winning journalist who became only the second woman to win the RTS Presenter of the Year award in 2012.
The NCTJ’s board of directors has approved accreditation for two new journalism courses. Directors also confirmed the renewal of accreditation for 12 courses at their meeting on 8 March 2012.
The National Council for the Training of Journalists is to run a topical one-day seminar focusing on integrating data journalism skills into training, sponsored by Bloomberg.
A 48-page magazine to mark the launch of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Tour was produced by second year students from the NCTJ-accredited single honours journalism course at the Leicester Centre for Journalism.
More than one hundred journalists took the NCTJ National Certificate Examination today hoping to gain senior qualification status.
The 21st edition of McNae's Essential Law for Journalists is now available to pre-order from the NCTJ online shop.
Olivia Heath, student journalist at Brunel University and a bursary recipient of the Journalism Diversity Fund, reports on the NCTJ Student Council meeting at MediaCityUK.
The three top NCTJ sports journalism students have been awarded prizes from The Football League for their outstanding exam performance.
An NCTJ press photography tutor gave evidence at The Leveson Inquiry into press ethics this week.
A talented NCTJ-trained journalist from the Shields Gazette has been presented with a prestigious journalism award at the North East Press Awards in Sunderland.
A talented trainee reporter who completed his NCTJ training just six months ago, has been presented with the Leanne Gibbons Memorial Award 2012 for most promising trainee.
NCTJ board member Ed Curran is to be awarded the Honorary Degree of Doctor of Letters (DLitt) from the University of Ulster in recognition of his services to journalism.
NCTJ alumnus and Sky News special correspondent, Alex Crawford, will deliver the annual Bob Friend Memorial Lecture at the University of Kent on 21 February.
In our latest blog, chief executive, Joanne Butcher, explains how the NCTJ is working with the media in Sri Lanka.
An NCTJ student is marking the start of his journalism career by embarking on a 30,000km adventure, documenting his experiences as he goes.
The NCTJ is looking for photographers from the first residential course at Pendrell Hall in 1964.
Peter Allen, co-presenter of Drive on BBC Radio 5 live, is to offer advice to NCTJ students at the Student Council forum at MediaCity in Salford on 10 February.
Our first featured alumnus of 2012 is Haroon Siddique, a news reporter at the Guardian.
Student journalists will have the chance to network and share their views at the fifth NCTJ Student Council forum next month at MediaCity in Salford.