Digital journalism will be the focus of this year’s biggest journalism training gathering due to be held later this month.
The Journalism Skills Conference, which is run by the National Council for the Training of Journalists, will offer masterclasses in video journalism, as well as the use of digital skills in investigative journalism.
Speakers from the regional press will include Mark Waldron, editor of The News , Portsmouth, who will lead a debate about new products and skills.
A debate on future skills needed by journalists will be chaired by Laura Adams, editorial director of Archant London, Herts and Cambs, with Mike Gilson, editor of Brighton daily The Argus, sitting on the panel.
Former Derby Telegraph editor Neil White, now an editorial consultant with the NCTJ, will make a presentation about how the accreditation standard should evolve to reflect the radical changes being made to the structure and content of the Diploma in Journalism.
Ben Fishwick, court and crime reporter at The News, will also be among a panel to discuss digital reporting in courts.
The 2016 NCTJ Awards for Excellence will be announced at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum, in Gosport, during a ceremony on the Thursday evening.
A full itinerary and booking details can be found here.