Trainee Reporters wanted at the KM


Love breaking news? Fancy starting your career at the UK's only genuine multimedia company? This could be the opportunity you've been waiting for. KM Media Group is one of the UK's biggest independent publishers and now we are looking for reporters with a thirst for news to join our team at offices across Kent.

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Reporting Conflict revision class


For all Reporting conflict students

Please come to a short revision session on Monday 26 March at 1.30pm in the main UG newsroom.


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2018 Daily Mail Scholarships


I'm very pleased to be able to confirm that Associated Newspapers have agreed to award two Daily Mail Scholarships in the Centre this year: a postgraduate scholarship for one student studying the MA in Multimedia Journalism and an undergraduate scholarship for one final year student on the BA in Journalism.

Each scholarship is worth £5,000 and the chance to do work experience at the Daily Mail. Winning one of these awards gives you a unique opportunity to make yourself known to a top employer. One of last year’s winners works as a reporter at the Daily Mail.

How can you win?  Contestants should submit an original news story of not fewer than 550 words and not more than 1000 words suitable for publication in the print edition of the Daily Mail. All submissions to be submitted to Nicola's office by noon on Tuesday 8th May 2018. Each submission should be accompanied by a cover sheet giving your name, the degree for which you are studying and a telephone number at which you can be reached.

Plainly you need to read the print edition of the Daily Mail and to make yourself familiar with its style and editoriual agenda. Note, please, that the requirment is for an original news story, not a comment piece or feature. For additional advice, please feel free to consult me, Angela,  Ian, Rob or Ron. Good luck!  

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Bloomberg TV is looking for a desk/field producer in London!


Bloomberg Television/Radio is looking a highly motivated, hard-working producer to join our London News Desk! It's one of the rare oportunities here that doesn't require several years of experience, just some major enthusiasm for TV and business journalism as well as the willingness to work early mornings. 

The job involves providing production support to our live TV and radio broadcasts, producing and managing the edits of pre-recorded interviews and field producing at news events in Europe, Africa and Middle East. 

So if you want to work with an amazing team, break some news and travel the world - APPLY!

You can find more info on the role here and feel free to contact me at

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Apply now for Buzzfeed's paid London Fellowship


The BuzzFeed Fellowship is a three-month programme for aspiring writers, editors, and content creators eager to master the tools and techniques of the social web.

We are especially interested in hearing from writers who:

  • have a proven background in writing about parenting; or food; or nostalgia;
  • have illustration experience;
  • have an interest in working across multiple social platforms.

Over the course of the programme you will learn how to create shareable social content. This includes writing and editing posts tailored to BuzzFeed's audience, and exploring how people share on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest, and other social sites. Buzzfeed are looking to hire a small group of fellows for a three month period —  these will be paid positions based in our London office. At the end of the fellowship they hope to hire one fellow in a full-time position as a Staff Writer!!!!!! Interested? Get more info here.

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Looking for a job? The KM is looking for journalists!

We're looking for a journalist to join our award-winning team, writing and reading  bulletins on kmfm. You will work closely with our programming team and other journalists throughout the KM Group and help provide content and story ideas for KentOnline and KMTV. If you think you're the person for us send a CV and current demo bulletin to Nicola Everett, Radio News Editor -

KM Media Group is looking for two talented multimedia reporters to join the news teams in Maidstone and Sheerness. Ideally you'll be a qualified reporter with news room experience, but we will consider talented trainees with the right attitude - though you must have NCTJ preliminary qualifications, including 100wpm shorthand and hold a full clean driving licence.While predominantly writing for print and online, you'll be given training to work across all multimedia platforms, including radio and TV.The Kent Messenger position is for a fixed-term of up to 12 months based at our Maidstone office, while the post at our Sheerness office is full-time with the patch covering Sittingbourne and the Isle of Sheppey. Please apply to editor Denise Eaton via

As well as giving the ideal person a real hands-on role in shaping the local news agenda, it offers a chance to news edit the award-winning KentOnline website and two Medway Messenger editions. You will be comfortable working in print, but be a fully fledged multi-media reporter keen on playing your part online and on our kmfm radio station and the recently-launched KMTV local TV station.As well as helping the newsdesk, you will be prepared to lead by example and coach more junior members of staff.
The ideal candidate will be fully qualified with a full driving licence. Above all, we're looking for ideas and lots of them.

For more details, email editor Matt Ramsden on

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Amazing opportunity to volunteer


Ethic Digital, a London based social enterprise that offers digital solutions to small charities is organising a free two-hour workshop at the Deptford lounge, 5 Giffin street, SE8 4RH, on the 27th April,2018 from 5.30 - 7.30pm.

The company needs a student volunteer to photograph at the event.  All travel expenses and dinner will be covered.  Interested? Send an email to or call 07388907299

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Happy International Women's Day from AMMPE!


What is AMMPE you ask? It's the Worldwide Association for Women Writers and Journalists (the acronym is in Spanish). And we've got exciting news for you. The Centre for Journalism is going to be one of 4 host organisations for the upcoming XXIII World Congress of AMMPE in November 6-9. This event will bring together over 150 journalists and writers from all over the world to discuss the challenges and opportunites that face our industries. Our students will get a chance to meet world renowed journalists and writers, as well as help out during the conference.

Want to find out more? JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to get exciting updates on speakers, workshops and how to register to attend. 

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Broadcast regulation mock feedback


This is for all students who are going to sit the Broadcast Regulation exam.

Even if you didn't do the mock (boo). Particularly if you didn't sit the mock. 

Please come to the big UG newsroom on the first floor, G1-04 at 1pm today, Monday 5 March.


PS I am attaching the marking guide to sample exam 3, the mock, which has model answers, and another sample exam, number 1, with both a marking guide and model answers.

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NCTJ Law exam - congratulations Year 2s and MAs!


Congratulations to the 41 CfJ Year 2 and MA students who passed January's NCTJ Essential Media Law exam.  An amazing 18 people gained Grade A and 13 gained Grade B. Special mentions to Emma Biginelli Macchia, Jay Fernando, Grace Gausden, Alice Hamilton Beer and Caroline Hawes who all reached the dizzy heights of 80%-plus! Well done to all!

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