As we near the end of the academic year, Journalism Diversity Fund recipients have reflected on how getting a bursary has propelled them into the world of journalism and set them up for successful careers.
Recipients of the Journalism Diversity Fund (JDF) gained exclusive insight into the world of business journalism during a speed-mentoring event with top reporters and editors in the UK.
A free four-day summer school for teenagers to get an exclusive taste of storytelling skills and journalism careers is being launched by Darlington College and the NCTJ. The fully-funded programme, which will take place from 10 to 13 July at…
A local democracy reporter, who champions social issues in London, has revealed how support from the Journalism Diversity Fund helped kickstart her career.
"Last September, I was awarded the Thomas Read bursary which helped me train for my NCTJ at News Associates in Manchester. As part of the bursary, two weeks work experience at Sky Sports News (SSN) was included and I completed my placement there in February."
"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!"
Journalists and industry professionals came together at the NCTJ’s equality, diversity and inclusion conference in a bid to tackle the challenges facing journalism and drive for change. Held today at Reuters in London, the conference included panel discussions on topics…
A new specialist bursary in partnership with the Football Writers’ Association (FWA) has been awarded by the NCTJ’s Journalism Diversity Fund (JDF).