Two awards which celebrate diversity in journalism were presented at the NCTJ Awards for Excellence 2019, sponsored by The Independent.
John Wilson, former JPIMedia editorial trainer, has been honoured for his outstanding contribution to journalism training and education with the NCTJ chairman’s award.
Tamara Siddiqui, a newly-qualified senior journalist from The News, Portsmouth, has won three out of four available awards for her outstanding performance in November’s NQJ exams.
Regional and national television journalist Nick Owen, currently presenter of BBC Midlands Today, will present the NCTJ diploma exam awards at the 2018 Student Council meeting at BBC Academy Birmingham on Friday, 2 February.
Student and trainee journalists were honoured at the NCTJ Awards for Excellence ceremony at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum in Gosport on Thursday evening in a presentation led by BBC deputy political editor, John Pienaar.
A former Journalism Diversity Fund recipient has won the Society of Editors shorthand award for the best shorthand note and transcription marked 100 per cent accurate at 100wpm.
A former student of Press Association, Newcastle has won the Society of Editors shorthand award for the best shorthand note and transcription marked 100 per cent accurate at 100wpm.
The top-performing NCTJ student at the University of Ulster was presented with a shorthand award by chancellor James Nesbitt on Tuesday 17 December.
Two NCTJ students have been rewarded for achieving one hundred per cent accuracy in the NCTJ shorthand exams.