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Journalism Diversity Fund receives £100k donation

The Newspaper Licensing Association has made a £100,000 donation to the Journalism Diversity Fund to help the budding reporters of the future. David Pugh, managing director of the NLA, presented a cheque on behalf of national newspaper publishers at an

Deadline extended for NCTJ awards

The deadline for entries to an award scheme which aims to recognise the best journalism students and trainees has been extended by two weeks. The Awards for Excellence, which are held by the National Council for the Training of Journalists,

Judges announced for NCTJ excellence awards

A panel of leading national and regional journalists has been unveiled to judge this year’s Awards for Excellence organised by the National Council for the Training of Journalists. The awards, now in their fifth year, are open to students and

Deadline approaches to enter NCTJ awards

Time is running out for student and trainee journalists to enter an annual awards scheme run by the National Council for the Training of Journalists. The Awards for Excellence are held to celebrate the best work by students on NCTJ-accredited

Sponsor announced for Journalism Skills Conference

A sponsor has been announced for an annual conference run by the National Council for the Training of Journalists. Invest in Nottingham is supporting the Journalism Skills Conference which takes place in the city on 28 and 29 November and

Parky to speak at NCTJ conference

Sir Michael Parkinson has been announced as the after-dinner speaker at an annual conference run by the National Council for the Training of Journalists. The television presenter, who is best known for his long-running Parkinson talk show, will speak at

New app helps budding reporters choose courses

Budding reporters could be guided in choosing the right journalism course for them with the launch of a new iPhone app. Chris Gaynor has launched the Journalism Course Finder app to help people narrow down the best course options for them, with most of

Society of Editors appoints new research assistant

The Society of Editors has appointed a former journalism student as its new research assistant. Claire Meadows joins the SoE after just completing a fast-track course accredited by the National Council for the Training of Journalists at Liverpool Community College.

Budding journalists to attend NCTJ courses after grants won

Five budding journalists have been awarded bursaries by the Journalism Diversity Fund to allow them to attend courses. The fund is run by the National Council for the Training of Journalists to help people from socially and ethically diverse backgrounds

Early booking deadline approaches for NCTJ skills conference

Journalists and trainers who want to take up an early bird discount to attend an annual conference have just days left to apply. The Journalism Skills Conference is run by the National Council for the Training of Journalists and takes place

NCTJ announces plans for photography seminar

The National Council for the Training of Journalists has announced plans to hold a photography seminar in September. It will take place at Press Association headquarters in London on 27 September and the event also aims to reunite photographers from