The NCTJ is to work with media literacy charity The Student View to offer free introductory training to young people who want to work in the media.
A community reporter has gone back to his roots and drawn on his local connections to find news in the area where he grew up.
Based in the Cornish town of Liskeard, journalism apprentice Scarlett Hills-Brooks, 22, is responsible for gathering news from across the local community as she studies towards her NCTJ Diploma in Journalism with Darlington College.
The BBC has so far seen 150 apprentices go through its journalism fast-track apprenticeship, bringing new and diverse voices into their newsrooms.
As we approach the NCTJ’s Awards for Excellence ceremony taking place on 2 March, we speak to the six apprentices up for the Apprentice of the Year award.
The NCTJ’s safety and resilience industry forum met for the first time this week to address ongoing issues around safeguarding journalists.
Broadcast journalist and presenter Jo Wilson, from Sky Sports News, is to host this year’s NCTJ Awards for Excellence at Twickenham Stadium.
Felice Southwell, 24, is a community reporter for Brighton and Hove News. As part of the Community News Project, her role aims to support quality local journalism by reporting on underserved communities.
Sunny Badwal, who lives in Bradford, trained as an apprentice with PA Training and Press Association. He’s currently a sports journalist at PA Sport.