Peter Worthington has had an amazing life. And his obituary, which he wrote himself, certainly has an arresting opening line.
JOURNALISM DIVERSITY INTERN
The NCTJ is to recruit a journalism intern to administer, promote and develop the Journalism Diversity Fund. There will also be an opportunity to write for the website, press releases and other projects where the intern can develop journalism skills and contacts.Applicants, who must have completed, or be about to complete, an NCTJ accredited course or distance learning programme successfully, will have a demonstrable interest in diversity and understand its importance to the future of journalism. In return we will offer a trainee level salary and further journalism training, development and networking opportunities. The internship is designed to help the successful candidate develop a career in journalism.The intern will be based at the NCTJ’s offices in Newport, Saffron Walden, Essex.It is expected that the internship will commence in June 2012 for up to six months.Candidates must be bright, flexible, professional, proactive, hard working, organised, confident and willing to listen and learn. Good administration and IT skills are essential. Applications from those who have not completed an NCTJ-accredited course will NOT be considered. Closing date: Friday, 4 May 2012 Further information can be found here and at http://www.journalismdiversityfund.com