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Plus: promotion for Sarah at the Mail, Backing the Bikes in Cardiff, and more press news in brief

News in brief

Plus: Late cartoonist’s work is exhibited – and more regional press news in brief

News in brief

Plus: New sports editor for the Mercury, ‘best student’ is named, and more press news in brief

Firewalk reporter to risk a scorching

Trainee reporter Chris Beckett is preparing to perform a daring fire walk across burning coals to raise money for a children’s charity. The South Wales Echo journalist is fundraising for the Belt Up School Kids charity by taking part in

Echo speaks out for its readers in reservoir battle

The South Wales Echo has sent a clear message to Cardiff council’s planning committee over a proposed development at Llanishen Reservoir. Western Power Distribution has put forward an application to build more than 300 houses on land at the redundant

Press Gazette award winners

Winners of the Press Gazette Regional Press Awards have received their prizes from former Coventry Evening Telegraph journalist Dermot Murnaghan – who now presents ITV’s nightly news. The top prize of Newspaper of the Year, sponsored by National Savings, was

Journalism hopeful to report overseas after bursary win

Cardiff University journalism student Gwyneth Rees has been awarded a £1,000 bursary to allow her to work as a reporter in Malawi. Gwyneth, (24), who has been studying for a postgraduate diploma in journalism studies, won the Welsh Livery Guild

Post's Steve joins press photography exams team

South Wales Evening Post picture editor Steve Phillips has been invited to join the photojournalism board of the NCTJ. Steve, (35), will join five other members on the board which moderates, examines and helps in the training of press photographers

Former journalist becomes Methodist minister

A former journalist and journalism lecturer has swapped the newsroom for a dog collar. Gareth Hill, former head of journalism at Cornwall College, is embarking on his third career – as a full-time Methodist minister. He was recently ordained at

100% success rate in the November NCE

Two photographers gained distinctions in the November National Certificate Examination. They were Allan Hutchings, of The News, Portsmouth, and Aaron St Clair, of The Argus. They were among 16 press photographers and one photo-journalist who sat the NCE on November