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The Journalism Diversity Fund is much more than a bursary

Undertaking my NCTJ training always felt like the logical next step for me after graduating from Edinburgh University.Matthew FordAs the most common pathway into the industry and, having been offered a place on the multimedia sports journalism course at News…

How the JDF helped me achieve my dream job

When I first decided to undertake an NCTJ fast-track diploma in multimedia journalism, I faced the daunting question of how to fund it. I already had a considerable student debt so was reluctant to take out another loan, and my…

How the JDF helped me achieve my dream job

When I first decided to undertake an NCTJ fast-track diploma in multimedia journalism, I faced the daunting question of how to fund it. I already had a considerable student debt so was reluctant to take out another loan, and my…

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Journalists at Work blog: An increasing number of journalists?

One of the clearest trends shown in the Journalist at Work research is the increasing number of people who report that they are working as journalists. Data from the Office for National Statistics suggest that there are 73,000 people working as journalists in the UK, an increase from 65,000 in 2012.

How the JDF and its mentoring scheme has helped me

I’ve entertained the idea of being a journalist since secondary school but, distracted by visions of being a graphic designer, working in publishing or becoming a lecturer, I didn’t settle properly on a career in journalism until the latter end of my undergraduate degree.

How the JDF and its mentoring scheme has helped me

I’ve entertained the idea of being a journalist since secondary school but, distracted by visions of being a graphic designer, working in publishing or becoming a lecturer, I didn’t settle properly on a career in journalism until the latter end of my undergraduate degree.

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