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Successful NCE candidates – Spring 2005

The following candidates, listed under the centre at which they sat the examination, have now gained the National Certificate: BOURNEMOUTH Samantha Chapman Aldershot News Gary Cleland Newbury Weekly News Matthew Dickinson The News, Portsmouth Huw Griffith Dorset Echo Lisa-Marie Harrity

NCE success for 44 per cent of candidates

A 44 per cent pass rate in the National Certificate Examination means that 116 candidates have qualified as journalists. A total of 263 candidates sat the National Certificate Examination in October at 15 centres across the UK. The candidates who

51 per cent pass rate for NCE

A 51 per cent pass rate in the National Certificate Examination means that 136 candidates have qualified as journalists. A total of 265 candidates sat the National Certificate Examination in April at 16 centres across the UK, as well as

Regional snappers in frame for photo awards

The nominations for the 2005 Picture Editors’ Awards are: Portfolio Awards: BG Group Photographer of the Year Scott Barbour, Getty Images Chris Furlong, Getty Images Jeff Mitchell, Reuters Ian Waldie, Getty Images Getty Images Regional Photographer of the Year Simon

'Right to reply' row sees writer banned from ground

A football reporter was forced to report from the stands after his newspaper was banned from the press box. The row erupted between Watford FC and the Watford Observer over its coverage of ticketing for a concert by former club

Former Echo man 'told to leave Iraq'

A former regional press reporter who quit to make his mark as a freelance foreign correspondent has been forced to leave Iraq after spending the build-up – and first few days of the Gulf War – in Baghdad. Phil Sands,

Today the Chron – tomorrow Baghdad…

A regional press man who left his local paper to realise an ambition of working abroad is to make his first assignment… to Baghdad. Twenty-five-year-old Phil Sands was due to fly out to Iraq this week to cover the build