Diversity in journalism has come under scrutiny in a new report published by the NCTJ, examining the characteristics of UK journalists.
Eighty-two per cent of employers consider shorthand to be vital, desirable or essential for some roles within their organisations, an NCTJ study has found.
Essential Journalism, a new NCTJ guide for trainee journalists, will be published on 30 June. In this blog, author Jonathan Baker examines the importance of traditional journalistic values in the digital world. We expect a lot more of today’s…
The NCTJ has published a new report on diversity in journalism, examining the characteristics of journalists in the UK.
The vast majority of high-achieving graduates from NCTJ-accredited courses are working in journalism soon after completing their studies, a new report has revealed.
One of the clearest trends shown in the Journalist at Work research is the increasing number of people who report that they are working as journalists. Data from the Office for National Statistics suggest that there are 73,000 people working as journalists in the UK, an increase from 65,000 in 2012.
A major research project exploring how the journalism industry has changed over the past six years has been published by the NCTJ.
WHY are there so few disabled journalists? What stops students from some ethnic groups having a career in the media, even when they have trained for one? Why are journalism students who had a privately-funded education more likely to be working as a journalist than those who went to a state school?
The National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) is conducting research on working lives of freelance journalists, aiming to provide independent, comprehensive information to allow us to understand the issues and difficulties freelance journalists overcome as well as the skills and training they look for in the pursuit of their stories.