Students scent a journalism career at NCTJ event
Tuesday 29th June 2010
Picture: Students from Newport Free Grammar School at the New Granary with staff from the NCTJ.
A career in journalism may beckon for ten students from
The sixth form students from
Joanne said: “We are delighted that sixth form students from
The students were visiting NCTJ headquarters as part of the charity’s ongoing campaign to promote careers in journalism and quality journalism training.
Joanne outlined the role of the NCTJ in delivering the premier training scheme for journalists in the
Daniel Barden, chief reporter of the Saffron Walden Reporter, explained what it was like to be a successful working journalist reporting on local issues.
Student Henry Teal said: “This day has given me a great insight into journalism, the route to being a journalist and the value of NCTJ courses.”
Gavin Templeton said: “Today’s journalism careers seminar was excellent, it has assured me I have made the right career option.”
Will Shaw said: “It was really informative and surprisingly entertaining. NCTJ courses look really inviting now.”
Karis Hampton said: “The event was very useful for anyone considering a career in journalism or the media and it gave a fascinating insight into the industry and methods of becoming involved in such a career.”