A journalism training partnership between Newsquest and Darlington College of Technology has achieved national recognition. It has won the prestigious Beacon Award, which includes money for further programme development, and recognises an established training programme that demonstrates excellent results and
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A bursary to help a student embarking on a career in journalism has been awarded for the third time. The £500 grant in memory of former Royston Crow editor Fred Sillence, who died in August 1999, went to Carla Challis
The latest scholar has joined the Hull Daily Mail’s journalism training scheme – a move which will guarantee her a reporting job in three years. Hull-born Joanna Hunter is the latest recruit to join the Mail’s Scholars scheme, which offers
A training partnership between Darlington College of Technology and publishing group Newsquest has been shortlisted for a top education award. Budding Newsquest journalists from all over the country are trained at Darlington College, which has a national reputation for journalism
Unemployed Londoners are being given the chance to take part in a training course that could help them prepare for a career in the media. The voluntary organisation CSV Media in London is currently looking for people who would like
Journalism trainee Catherine Spring has won a national writing competition and scooped an overseas trip to report on an aid project for The Guardian. The Trinity and All Saints University student is studying for the postgraduate diploma in print journalism
Edge Hill College of Higher Education’s BA journalism degree has been awarded full three-year accreditation by the NCTJ. The college’s BA (Hons) Journalism course, run by the institution’s Department of Media and Communication, was launched in September 2001. Tony Turjansky
Young journalists and photographers have had their hard work rewarded at a graduation ceremony at Grimsby College. The students recently completed an NVQ level four in either newspaper journalism, sub-editing or photography, run by East Coast Media, a purpose-built media
As an 18-year-old having just finished my A-levels, the scholarship created a perfect balance between learning theory and practical experience. Most university places don’t provide an opportunity to enter a high-profile workplace on such a regular basis and students usually
I distinctly remember nervously approaching the Mail offices more than four years ago. I was 27 years old and a disillusioned council worker and although I loved every minute of working in the community and being on the front line,
The Hull Daily Mail has started its pioneering scholarship scheme, which aims to give local people a helping hand into a career in journalism. And with a first-class degree and three years work in the newsroom behind them, the first
A Scottish college will soon be teaching budding reporters the tricks of the trade. An HNC/HND course in practical journalism is being launched by Aberdeen College’s communications and media department next month. It will run in addition to the communications
Speech – 216 candidates; 123 passed – 57 per cent Changes in the format were introduced in this exam. Previously the speech lasted ten minutes and ran to 1,000 words (at an average speed of 100 words a minute). The
The final version of the National Council for the Training of Journalists revised on-the-job training logbook will be completed shortly and launched through the Council’s Briefing magazine and the Society of Editors’ website. It was devised after editors met last
The Newsquest publishing group is celebrating an 85 per cent pass rate in the latest National Certificate Examination results. The regional publisher – the UK’s second largest with more than 300 titles – had 46 trainees sitting the spring exam