The NCTJ is throwing the spotlight on inspirational young journalists Edward Hardy, Emily Davison and Jamie Green for Journalism Matters Week 2023.
The NCTJ is looking for a pragmatic and practical strategic thinker to join our team as head of finance and IT.
Community reporter Iona MacDonald was hired by Highland News and Media to enhance the stories about the rural areas in the north-west Highlands. She joined the scheme straight after completing her exams at Ullapool High School. Here she tells us of her experience covering the debate between the Scottish National Party’s leadership candidates.
"Being able to question people, observe and film footage for the history books was an occasion I won’t forget. For such a saddening news event, the opportunity to cover it was an honour and immensely rewarding."
"What I have learnt is that hard work really does pay off and whatever you want to do, keep going and keep persevering – that’s what I intend to do!"
As part of the NCTJ’s clearing campaign, the NCTJ spoke with students and alumni who had been through the clearing process themselves, or who had opted to enter the industry via a journalism apprenticeship. Investigative journalist Kafui Okpattah entered the…
"Although women are out there doing amazing things around the world 24/7/365, International Women's Day is a time to hone in on their achievements, raise awareness of their contributions and tackle inequality."
"I am proud that the NCTJ is an equal opportunities employer and that gender will never be a barrier for any work that I’ll undertake as an employee."
"I feel very blessed to enjoy my work. I’m in a position where I can enjoy learning and developing my skills for the future and take on any challenges that may come my way."