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West of England winners revealed

The Plymouth-based Western Morning News has won the coveted 1999 BT West of England Daily Newspaper of the Year category for the first time after being a runner-up three times in the previous four years. Barrie Williams, editor of the

Long-serving journalism trainers stand down

Three long-serving directors of the National Council for the Training of Journalists have retired from their roles. They stood down at the organisation’s annual general meeting, and were thanked by the chairman, Kim Fletcher, for setting it in “very firm

Influential journalists take key training posts

Telegraph Group editorial director Kim Fletcher has been appointed chairman of the board of the National Council for the Training of Journalists. Regional press journalists Terry Manners and Liz Page, of the Western Daily Press and York Evening Press, join

Training boost as qualifications group re-forms

The Newspaper Qualifications Council has been re-launched with Wolverhampton Express & Star managing director Keith Parker as chairman. The Council aims to actively support training and qualifications to high professional standards in all sectors of the regional newspaper industry. It

NCE Autumn 2002: Examiners' report – Newspaper Practice

Newspaper Practice – 236 candidates; 108 passed – 46 per cent A pass rate of 46 per cent for candidates sitting this paper is going to be a surprise to most markers. It is a figure inflated by surplus marks

NCE Spring 2002: Examiners' report – Newspaper Practice

Newspaper Practice – 236 candidates; 108 passed – 46 per cent A pass rate of 46 per cent for candidates sitting this paper is going to be a surprise to most markers. It is a figure inflated by surplus marks

Anniversary marked in style

The 50th anniversary of the National Council for the Training of Journalists has been marked with a celebration lunch, attended by past chairmen, board members and staff. The organisation was set up as the National Advisory Council on the Training

Newspaper industry has 'a new confidence', claims editors' chief

The UK newspaper industry has a “new confidence” which will ensure the printed media is around for a long time to come, according to Society of Editors executive director Bob Satchwell. The former editor, who was at the helm of

Police seize regional press man's phone records

Page 2 of 2 EADT editor Terry Hunt added: “For Suffolk Police to go so far as to obtain the private phone records of a journalist – after his newspaper has agreed not to publish the story – raises all