Past and present bursary recipients along with media industry professionals met on Thursday to celebrate the achievements of those who have recently completed their journalism training.
The Journalism Diversity Fund has helped a further eight people kick-start their career in journalism.
The Journalism Diversity Fund made its radio debut on Friday.
The Journalism Diversity Fund will appear on Colourful Radio tomorrow morning.
A further seven people are to receive financial help towards their journalism training after a panel of industry experts awarded them bursaries from the Journalism Diversity Fund.
Shabana Adam, Toby Bakare, Lynsey Clarke, Olivia Heath, Madeleine Morgan, Jamie Nield-Siddall and Lucy Roue will study NCTJ-accredited courses at Press Association, University of Central Lancashire, News Associates, Liverpool Community College and Brunel University.
Tamsin Eames, 22, from Stockport, will join the award-winning regional trainee scheme on 2 March at ITV’s regional newsroom in Cardiff.
Trainee journalist Sam Smith, who received a bursary from the Journalism Diversity Fund in 2009, was yesterday part of the Brentwood Gazette reporting team recognised at the East of England Media Awards. His title was awarded the Paid for…
Journalism Diversity Fund bursary recipients Ben Bostock and Katey Pigden, both studying at Cardiff University, were invited to report on the this year’s Journalism Skills Conference in Cardiff on 2 and 3 December. The National Council for the Training…