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Confessions of a fast-track NCTJ student

I am 16 weeks into the 20-week fast-track NCTJ course, and I finally have the time to take stock of the last few months and write something that’s not a) for my portfolio, b) shorthand or c) revision notes.

Confessions of a fast-track NCTJ student

I am 16 weeks into the 20-week fast-track NCTJ course, and I finally have the time to take stock of the last few months and write something that’s not a) for my portfolio, b) shorthand or c) revision notes.

My work experience with the BBC in London

“As the first recipient of the Claire Prosser Bursary Award, your university fees will be taken care of and you’ll be doing lots of work experience. Your first week is with the BBC...in London.”

My work experience with the BBC in London

“As the first recipient of the Claire Prosser Bursary Award, your university fees will be taken care of and you’ll be doing lots of work experience. Your first week is with the BBC...in London.”

Election week at the New Statesman

"When I walked in to the New Statesman offices at the start of an incredibly exciting election week, I knew my time there would shape up to be a great learning opportunity – and that it was."

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