Young journalists across the UK will battle it out for the chance to have their column read by millions, in a Sun newspaper competition fronted by Myleene Klass and Amy Macdonald.
Independent and Evening Standard advertise for three school-leavers to sign up as journalism apprenticesBy William Turvill 31 May 10:05
The Independent and Evening Standard group has today started advertising for three journalism apprenticeship positions.
The Independent is advertising for an internship lasting for 11 weeks on its website.
By Dominic Ponsford 20 May 10:56
Is shorthand still relevant in the digital age? You bet it is.
By William Turvill 14 May 17:35
The Guardian’s move into journalism training has been pushed back by at least a year. Last year the paper announced it was partnering with Cardiff University to offer a masters degree in journalism with digital media.
By Jennifer Awford 30 April 9:42
BBC Radio is launching a new apprenticeship scheme believed to be the first of its kind, which will focus on giving school leavers a chance to break into radio.
By SubScribe 11 April 9:54
Copy boy grows up in Glasgow’s inky world of teleprinters and Linotypes, moves south to take his place in the vanguard of a technological revolution and rises to become editor of the most famous paper in the world. Oh yes, and on the way, he joins the Royal Marines and becomes a champion boxer.
By William Turvill 10 April 9:24
The pass rate for the first National Qualification in Journalism exams was 1 per cent higher than the last National Certificate Exam, which it has replaced.
By Alex Wynick 03 April 13:13
Magazine publisher Condé Nast is branching out into the training business launching an upmarket fashion and design college in London.
By William Turvill 25 March 13:32
Journalists today start their careers with triple the amount of debt that they carried ten years ago, according to a new survey.
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By William Turvill 18 February 9:48
The Journalism Diversity Fund has launched a new paid internship scheme to be run in conjunction with a series of regional newspapers.
The industry has been 'in a state' for 35 years - but there is still a big future for young, trained journalistsBy Kim Fletcher 04 February 13:08
When journalists of a certain age get together the conversation goes off in a familiar direction: the job’s changed… the fun’s gone…there’s no money any more.
By William Turvill 30 January 17:11
The Sun and press agency Sportsbeat are offering a new 40-week sports journalism scholarship worth £7,500 to a resident of one of London’s six Olympic boroughs.
By Carolina Are 14 January 15:14
Newspaper blogs, market research and product review websites increasingly feature student and graduate content – for free. But are these platforms the new frontier of work experience or just another form of exploitation?
Following the NUJ’s assertion that advertising positions for unpaid interns should be made illegal, Axegrinder’s thoughts immediately turned to The Guardian.
By Andrew Pugh 10 January 9:44
The National Union of Journalists has called for adverts for unpaid internships to be outlawed. General secretary Michelle Stanistreet told the Low Pay Commission that while low pay was an issue across the media industry, working for free was becoming a “worrying trend”.
By William Turvill 19 December 10:00
The last-ever set of National Certificate Examination (NCE) results saw a ten per cent increase in the number of passes compared with the last set.
By Camilla Turner 13 December 9:29
Global news agency Reuters takes on about 15 journalism trainees each year globally from about 2,000 applications. The application process opens in September and closes mid-December, with trainees starting the following September in the company’s newsrooms in London, New York and across Asia.
By William Turvill 29 November 8:06
NCTJ fast-track centre News Associates London claimed four trainee and student prizes at the NCTJ Awards for Excellence in Nottingham last night.