Student representatives connect with NCTJ team, editors and each other thanks to bespoke remote Student Council events 14th April 2021

Student representatives have been able to meet with each other, quiz editors and give feedback to the NCTJ team thanks to a selection of remote Student Council events.

Insider Inc becomes latest sponsor of NCTJ Journalism Diversity Fund 13th April 2021

Insider Inc is today announced as the latest news media organisation to give its financial backing to the NCTJ’s Journalism Diversity Fund.

Top performing NCTJ-accredited courses 2019-20 announced 1st April 2021

The best performing NCTJ-accredited courses are being celebrated as the NCTJ publishes results tables for 2019-20.

CNN becomes JDF sponsor to support diverse journalism talent 23rd March 2021

CNN International today became the 17th media organisation to give its financial backing to the NCTJ’s Journalism Diversity Fund.

Outstanding student, trainee and apprentice journalists celebrated in virtual NCTJ Awards for Excellence ceremony, hosted by Sky News 18th March 2021

Student, trainee and apprentice journalists have been honoured in the NCTJ Awards for Excellence virtual ceremony, hosted by Sky News.

'Hugely respected' journalism educator Mark Hanna wins NCTJ chairman's award 2020 18th March 2021

Mark Hanna, co-author of McNae’s Essential Law for Journalists, has been honoured for his outstanding contribution to journalism training and education with the NCTJ chairman’s award.

Ability Today and NCTJ student celebrates Certificate in Foundation Journalism success 16th March 2021

Victoria Scholes has become the first student from Ability Today’s Academy for Disabled Journalists to pass the NCTJ Certificate in Foundation Journalism (CFJ).

NCTJ to play key role in national plan to protect journalists 9th March 2021

The NCTJ is working to provide training for journalists reporting on police operations, as part of the Government’s first national action plan to protect journalists.

Sky News presenter Anna Botting to present NCTJ Awards for Excellence 2020 9th March 2021

Top broadcast journalist and news presenter Anna Botting is to host the Awards for Excellence 2020 in a virtual ceremony in partnership with Sky News.

International Women's Day 2021: Natasha Meek, Telegraph & Argus 8th March 2021

"I cannot express how much I have learnt throughout my role as a community reporter. What I love is that you’re always growing as you meet people from different walks of life and gain new perspectives every day."

International Women's Day 2021: Rosie Boon, Peterborough Telegraph 8th March 2021

"I’ve always believed that everyone has a story to tell, often more than one, and I wanted to help showcase those voices through my writing."

International Women's Day 2021: Charlotte Vowles, Devon Live 8th March 2021

"International Women’s Day is a chance to celebrate the women who have had an impact on the world and the ones who have supported us in our everyday lives."

International Women's Day 2021: Holly Chant, Hackney Gazette 8th March 2021

"Through journalism, as a community reporter, I have especially enjoyed covering inspiring acts of sisterhood in Hackney, as well as telling the stories of the countless remarkable women in the borough."

National Careers Week: the next steps in your journalism career 5th March 2021

Looking ahead to the end of your course, you’ve put in the hard work and achieved the gold standard diploma and – hooray! – you’ve secured that all important first job in the media industry. What happens next?

National Careers Week: different areas of journalism 3rd March 2021

As a trained journalist, there are lots of different journalism jobs you can do. Whether sport is your passion or you’re a natural presenter, there are roles to suit all interests – not all of them in traditional fields. We spoke to two journalists who are using their skills in two very different roles.

National Careers Week: Choose the right route for you 2nd March 2021

So, you want to study journalism, but where do you start? For the best chance of securing a job in journalism, studying for the NCTJ Diploma in Journalism will put you a cut above the rest - and there are several study routes available. We spoke to five recent graduates about the path they chose, and where they are now.

NCTJ partners with News UK and News Associates on scheme to help unemployed young people break into the media 2nd March 2021

The NCTJ has partnered with News UK to train up to 100 out-of-work young people through the Government’s Kickstart Scheme.

NCTJ supports National Careers Week 2021 1st March 2021

The NCTJ is proud to support National Careers Week 2021, taking place this week, by encouraging people from all backgrounds to consider a career in journalism.

National Careers Week: What makes a good journalist? 1st March 2021

Are you thinking of a career in journalism but wonder whether the job is the right fit? Here’s a list of attributes that often make a good journalist. Perhaps they sound like you?

Top-performing NCTJ candidates celebrated for outstanding diploma exam results 18th February 2021

Twelve candidates have been rewarded for achieving the best results in the 2019-20 NCTJ Diploma in Journalism exams.

Quality assurance and standards report on 2020 year of upheaval published by the NCTJ 18th February 2021

The NCTJ’s annual quality assurance and standards report has been published on the charity’s website today.

ITV News announced as new Journalism Diversity Fund sponsor 16th February 2021

ITV News is today announced as a new backer of the Journalism Diversity Fund (JDF), helping to make a career in journalism more viable for a wider range of candidates.

My apprenticeship story: Cree-Summer Haughton, ITV News 12th February 2021

I had the best time on my apprenticeship, and I can honestly say that if I didn’t do the apprenticeship, I don’t think I would be where I am now in my career.

NCTJ students quiz editors on the journalism jobs market during a pandemic at first virtual Student Council conference 12th February 2021

Undergraduate students quizzed editors on the state of the journalism jobs market during the global coronavirus pandemic at the first of four virtual NCTJ Student Council events.

My apprenticeship story: Asha Patel, LeicestershireLive 11th February 2021

Before starting my NCTJ apprenticeship, my hopes of becoming a journalist had been left on the back burner.

NCTJ Awards for Excellence to be presented in virtual ceremony in partnership with Sky News 11th February 2021

The NCTJ’s Awards for Excellence 2020 will be presented in a virtual ceremony on Thursday, 18 March in partnership with Sky News.

talkSPORT: Why we're backing our apprentices 10th February 2021

talkSPORT, the world’s biggest sports radio station, launched a brand new apprenticeship scheme in September to find three young people to become valued members of the production team.

Our apprenticeship story: talkSPORT apprentices 10th February 2021

We hear from talkSPORT's new apprentices on what they are looking forward to in their apprenticeships.

My apprenticeship story: Hedi Mehrez, Swindon Advertiser 9th February 2021

There is a common misperception that apprenticeships are exclusively suited to those who do not have a degree. I am the living proof that it is untrue.

My apprenticeship story: Anna Colivicchi, Lancashire Post 8th February 2021

I applied for my apprenticeship with JPIMedia from my room in a shared flat in Brussels, my hands slightly shaking as I clicked send. It was almost two years ago, and I was working as a communications assistant for a non-for-profit organisation in the Belgian capital.

Sian Harrison appointed as new co-author of McNae’s Essential Law for Journalists 27th January 2021

Sian Harrison, law service editor of PA Media, has been appointed by the NCTJ and Oxford University Press to work with Mark Hanna as co-author of the 26th edition of McNae’s Essential Law for Journalists.

Yahoo UK becomes latest sponsor of the Journalism Diversity Fund 20th January 2021

Yahoo UK, owned by Verizon Media, is today announced as the latest news publisher to become a financial contributor to the Journalism Diversity Fund (JDF).

NCTJ enhances its support for centres and learners during national lockdown 8th January 2021

The National Council for the Training of Journalists is taking further action to help accredited centres and learners in light of the new national lockdown coming into force this week.

NCTJ mourns the death of its longest-ever serving staff member 7th January 2021

Jan Alder, who worked for the NCTJ for nearly thirty years, has died of cancer. She passed away peacefully at St Helena Hospice in Colchester on 1 January 2021, aged 64.