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Peter Cole appointed NCTJ vice-chairman

Peter Cole has been appointed vice-chairman of the National Council for the Training of Journalists. He joined the board in 1998 and has been Professor of Journalism at the University of Sheffield since August 2000. He began his career as

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

Editors look ahead to October date

More top names from national and regional newspapers have joined the list of speakers at the York conference of the Society of Editors in October. Tim Bowdler, president of the Newspaper Society, will give the Society of Editors Lecture at

New member needed

The Society of Editors is looking for a new board member to replace Neil Fowler, who will shortly complete his term on the board. Mr Fowler, editor of the Western Mail, will retire as immediate past president at the AGM

Editors' investigation

Editors around the country are about to begin an exercise which could give an insight into recruitment, training and retention of staff. The move has come about after the issues were identified by the Society of Editors as coming under

Trainee pay under scrutiny

A new survey is to examine the levels of pay received by newspaper trainees. The research, by the Society of Editors training committee will also look at newspapers’ provision for training and will analyse why trainees leave their jobs. The

"Too few women editors" says Liz Page

Liz Page, editor of the Evening Press, York, has won the unanimous nomination of the board of the Society of Editors to take over as vice president next month. If the annual meeting in Cardiff in October backs the board’s

Elliott bound for academia

Geoff Elliott admits he’ll be “very quickly learning about academe” when he takes on his latest challenge. “It’s not a world I know much about really,” admitted the the former editor of The News, Portsmouth, who has been appointed head