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Successful NCE candidates – Spring 2004

The following candidates, listed under the centre at which they sat the examination, have now gained the National Certificate. Click here to see the successful photographers. BOURNEMOUTH UNIVERSITY Lily Canter Wiltshire Gazette & Herald; Guy Collender The News, Portsmouth; Thomas

Five photographers get their 'prof test'

Five press photographers and photo journalists have been successful in the May 2004 National Certificate Examination. The successful candidates were: Marie Caley,Doncaster Free Press; Francis Leader,Telegraph and Argus; Jasdeep Lehal, Enfield Gazette and Advertiser; David Parry, Freelance; Lucy Ray, Matlock

Awards night celebrates success at Darlington

The achievements of journalists from Darlington College of Technology have been celebrated at a special awards night held in the town. Around 90 editors, senior journalists, trainers and trainees gathered to see awards presented to budding journalists who had either

NCE photography success

Fourteen press photographers have passed their National Certificate Examinations. The latest candidates sat the exam on November 7, when there were 17 entrants. Two distinctions were awarded to Ben Birchall, of the Lincolnshire Echo, and Skye Brackpool, of the Evening

Daughter relives New York terror

A photographer has told how his daughter watched in horror as a plane hijacked by terrorists flew into New York’s World Trade Centre. For four desperate hours Derbyshire Times chief photographer Bernard Jones waited to hear if daughter Caroline was

News in brief

Dates set for key event. Plus: Ambassador award for editor – and more regional press news in brief

Regional press news in brief

Plus: Derbyshire journalists prepare to ballot over pay – and more news in brief

News in brief

Plus: Weekly gives cash backing to ‘First Responders’ – and more news in brief

Newsroom veteran dies at 81

Ben Haslam joined as a reporter and progressed through subbing to become features editor

Newsroom veteran dies at 81

A Derbyshire Times newsroom veteran has died aged 81. Ben Haslam worked there for 30 years, joining as a reporter, then becoming a sub-editor and then features editor, writing his own TV and theatre columns. He began his career in