Staying safe online, editing videos for social media and pursuing your dream journalism career are just some of the topics discussed today at the NCTJ’s Community News Project (CNP) Conference.
The NCTJ will host a free online discussion panel with industry leaders to highlight threats to journalists’ safety and the impact on their mental health and wellbeing in the week of World Mental Health Day.
Following the success of last year’s inaugural Student Council, it is to become a permanent fixture in the NCTJ calendar.
‘Maturity, passion and confidence’ were the bywords of how to get a job in journalism, editors agreed at the NCTJ’s Student Council meeting in London on Friday.
Knowing about public affairs is more relevant to journalists today than ever before. That was the message from Kim Fletcher, NCTJ chairman, at the launch of a new book on the subject in London today.
The NCTJ has appointed the Essex Chronicle’s community editor as its new head of accreditation.
A trainee reporter who completed her NCTJ training via distance learning has won the Newcomer of the Year accolade at her newspaper company’s annual awards.
The number of students sitting shorthand exams at the start of the 2008-9 academic year was almost double the number sat in the same period the previous year. A total of 736 exams were sat between September and December 2008, compared to 403 between the same dates in 2007-8.