A journalist in Glasgow has said landing her job through the Community News Project (CNP) has been “so much better than she could have imagined”.
The NCTJ's Safety and Resilience Advisory Panel held its latest meeting to provide insight and advise the NCTJ on an 'explosion' of safety issues in the industry.
With new statistics showing the impact of the Meta-backed scheme, the NCTJ's head of partnerships and projects Will Gore considers how it has opened up new recruitment opportunities.
"Last September, I was awarded the Thomas Read bursary which helped me train for my NCTJ at News Associates in Manchester. As part of the bursary, two weeks work experience at Sky Sports News (SSN) was included and I completed my placement there in February."
"Being able to question people, observe and film footage for the history books was an occasion I won’t forget. For such a saddening news event, the opportunity to cover it was an honour and immensely rewarding."
"What I have learnt is that hard work really does pay off and whatever you want to do, keep going and keep persevering – that’s what I intend to do!"
Breaking down barriers to support gender equality in sports journalism was the subject of a panel discussion hosted by the NCTJ to mark International Women’s Day.
A community reporter says his role has allowed him to redefine the coverage of a Welsh housing estate, which had a reputation for crime and trouble.
Student, trainee and apprentice journalists have been honoured in this year’s NCTJ Awards for Excellence, sponsored by News UK.
Paul Derrick, from the Bury Free Press and Suffolk News, has been honoured for his outstanding contribution to journalism training in the newsroom with the NCTJ’s chairman’s award.
The NCTJ will highlight the importance of gender equality in sports journalism during a week of activity to mark International Women’s Day on 8 March.