Community reporters have described the “huge privilege” it has been to cover local celebrations for King Charles’s coronation. Reporters in roles created by the Community News Project used the royal occasion to engage with their audiences by reporting on local…
As Liverpool hosts the Eurovision Song Contest, community reporter Paul McAuley tells us how he’s covering celebrations and connecting with LGBTQ+ communities to garner fan reaction.
A local democracy reporter, who champions social issues in London, has revealed how support from the Journalism Diversity Fund helped kickstart her career.
As workers from various industries in the UK’s economy have walked out over pay and conditions, community reporters have been keeping pace with developments and covering the impact on local people.
After students, trainee and apprentice journalists were honoured at the NCTJ’s Awards for Excellence earlier this month, we take a look at the winners who were working in roles funded by the Community News Project (CNP).
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.
A cohort of community reporters have come together for a training bootcamp to sharpen their story-writing skills.
With new statistics showing the impact of the Meta-backed scheme, the NCTJ's head of partnerships and projects Will Gore considers how it has opened up new recruitment opportunities.
A community reporter says his role has allowed him to redefine the coverage of a Welsh housing estate, which had a reputation for crime and trouble.