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Job vacancies at NWN

Aug
26

North Wales News has several reporter vacancies. Any qualified graduates of the Centre who think it might be fun to start their career in this attractive corner of the UK should contact Barrie Phillips-Jones, Editorial Director of NWN Media at barrie.jones@nwnmedia.co.uk or by telephone at 01352 707721. These are excellent first jobs so, if you are interested, please act fast.

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Summer Opportunity: Deloitte Luxembourg seek journalism intern

May
11

 

Deloitte Luxembourg can offer a placement to a Journalism student, starting in June this year. The position will be paid and will last the summer or much longer if the student is willing and available. 

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Independent News and Media seeks graduate trainees

May
11

Independent News & Media, owner of The Irish Independent, The Sunday Independent, The Sunday World, The Herald, The Belfast Telegraph, independent.ie and its many regional titles. is seeking  applications to its Editorial Graduate Programme. Based in Dublin, the trainees will work alongside some of Ireland's leading media practitioners and journalists while perfecting their skills aross print and digital platforms.This is a paid graduate programme offering a competitive salary. Final year undergraduates and students on our MA programmes are actively encouraged to apply.

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2015 Guardian positive action work placement scheme

Feb
25

The Guardian's positive action work placement scheme is now open for applications. Details are available here I encourage all those eligible to apply.

 

 

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2015 Sky Bob Friend Memorial Scholar

Feb
17

Many congratulations to our 2015 Sky News Bob Friend Scholar, Boglarka Kosztolanyi. Boglarka won the prize yesterday in stiff competition against the other shortlisted candidates: Madelaine Hanson, Adham Devenny and Evangeline Dryden.

The panel, which included Dave Betts, Managing Editor of Sky News and Stephen Claypole, Chairman of DMA Media, were greatly impressed by all four shortlisted candidates and unanimous in their choice of the winner. 

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2015 Daily Mail Scholarships for Year 3 UGs

Jan
21

The Centre for Journalism is the proud and happy recipient of new scholarship funds from Associated Newspapers, owner of the Daily Mail. This means that we are now able to offer two additional scholarships to third year undergraduates in the Centre. Each scholarship is worth £2,500. How do you win one? We are looking for original news stories suitable for publication in the print edition of the Daily Mail. Deadline is 12 Noon on Friday 20 February.

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2015 ITV News Trainee Scheme

Jan
19

The ITV News Traineeship 2015-16 opened for applications on the ITV Jobs website today. Further details, and the online application form, can be found by following this link: www.itvjobs.com/

Applications open: Monday 19 January
Applications close: Friday 30 January

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a 1 day assessment at ITV's London office on either Wednesday 11 or Thursday 12 March.

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2015 Bob Friend Memorial Scholarship

Jan
19

First year students have until 4pm on Monday 9 February to submit their entries for the most prestigious prize available to journalism undergraduates in the UK: the annual Sky Bob Friend Memorial Scholarship. Shortlisting will take place soon afterwards and candidates who make the shortlist will meet a panel chaired by Neil Dunwoodie, Executive Producer Sky News. 

The prize is £3,500 and a fully-funded four week internship at Sky News. Previous winners include Alan McGuinness, who now works at Sky News, Tania Steere who is a reporter on the Daily Mail and former Medwire Editor Jemma Collins, now a reporter with KMTV. The 2015 Scholar will receive their prize from Neil Dunwoodie at the 2015 Bob Friend Memorial Lecture.

This will take place on the evening of  Monday 2 March in the Pilkington Lecture Theatre here on the Medway Campus. This year's lecture will take the form of a Q & A with John Humphrys, presenter of BBC Radio 4's Today Programme, in discussion with Adam Boulton of Sky News. The scholar, together with their parents and family, attends the lecture and the VIP reception that precedes it. If you need any guidance with your entry, please ask me, Ian, Richard, Rob or Lee. We will be delighted to help.  

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History of Journalism Seminar Cancelled 18/12/14

Dec
17

There will be no History of Journalism seminar on Thursday 18 December. Please take the opportunity to complete the module monitoring form instead. You will have received an e-mail explaining where to find the form. I'll be most grateful if you will take the time to fill it in.

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Centre for Journalism Daily Mail Scholarship 2015

Dec
15

The 2015 Daily Mail Scholarship is funded by Associated Newspapers, owners of the Daily Mail. It will be awarded to a gifted postgraduate student studying for the NCTJ accredited MA in Multimedia Journalism. 

The Centre invites all students on the degree to compete for the award which is worth £5,000. The scholar will also enjoy a valuable work placement at what is generally considered to be the UK’s most successful news-gathering business.

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