Aspiring journalists from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for a JDF bursary, which provides financial help to cover the costs of NCTJ course fees and living expenses.
Students studying on NCTJ-accredited courses and apprentices from across the UK came together for the NCTJ’s Student Council today.
Top guns of journalism talent have hit the target by making it to the shortlist stage of the NCTJ’s Awards for Excellence in Journalism 2009.
Two aspiring journalists praised the power of the Journalism Diversity Fund at a celebratory reception and lunch attended by senior editors and journalists who support the fund’s work.
The winners of two awards for NCTJ public affairs examinations received cash prizes for their hard work at a seminar in London.
BBC Scotland’s Pacific Quay headquarters in Glasgow will be the venue for the Journalism Skills Conference 2009, an event which will help shape the structure of qualifications for multimedia journalists.
Helen Boaden, the BBC’s director of news, will present NCTJ awards for excellence in journalism at the Society of Editors conference on Monday 16th November.
Supporters of the Journalism Diversity Fund will celebrate with the successful students and trainees the fund has helped at a reception and lunch next week.
A brand new NCTJ qualification, the National Certificate examination for sports reporters, is now open for registrations from trainee journalists who will be able to take the exam for the first time in March next year if they have at least 18 months experience.
Seven budding journalists have been awarded bursaries from the Journalism Diversity Fund after impressing a panel of senior industry representatives.
Trainee reporters are determined to complete their training despite the recession, the chief examiner of the NCTJ’s National Certificate Examination (NCE) has concluded.