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Press officer job

Aug
13

 

Medway Council are looking for someone to help in the press office for a few months and it is possible this could turn in to a permanent job.

Key responsibilities will be "dealing with media enquiries from journalists, writing press releases and monitoring social media".

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Today Student Journalism Awards 2018

Jul
19

The BBC's Today programme has launched some awards for student journalists - put your applications in!  There's a wide range of categories and the deadline is the end of August.  The winner of the category 'Student Journalist of the Year 2018' will be offered a place on the BBC News Journalism Trainee Scheme (paid) and there are also offers of work experience.  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/3zSfG731zV43jrP7RP38mNJ/today-s...

 

 

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New Religion Media Centre

Jun
07

Useful for students wanting to build their specialist or general knowledge: 

A new organisation has been set up to help the media develop its understanding of religion. 

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Essential Journalism exam on Monday 4th June

May
29

 

If you are taking this exam on Monday 4th June, now is the time to get some practice in news-writing and to refresh your memory of the IPSO ethics code, social media and analytics.  You have been set some papers on Cirrus to practice on:  https://nctj.cirrusplatform.com. One times out on Wednesday night and the other will be accessible until Monday.  

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Sky News' Jonathan Levy: "Why journalists need to get out more"

Mar
05

 

Sky News' Jonathan Levy (Head of Newsgathering): "Why journalists need to get out more"  

https://news.sky.com/story/sky-views-journalists-need-to-get-out-more-11...

 

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Events for LGBT History Month - from the university's EDI Unit

Feb
08
Events for LGBT History Month - from the university's EDI Unit   
 
February 2018
                                                           
 
Events at Canterbury:
Film Screening ‘Call Me by Your Name’ and post-film discussion – Friday 2nd February 2018 at 7pm, Gulbenkian Cinema
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Black memory stick found in newsroom

Feb
05

A black memory stick with some white writing on it was found on a desk in G1-04 last Thursday.  

I've got it.

 

Angela  

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NCTJ Writing and Reporting this week

Jan
28

 

 

At Monday's class last week we decided to cancel the 4pm class tomorrow (Monday 29 January) and instead have a 2-hour class on Tuesday 30th - just for this week.

This is so that we can run a full 2-hour NCTJ mock on Tuesday from 2pm - 4pm.   

Please refresh your memory of the Editors' Code and analytics (Moodle, Convergent) and look at the tips and guides for tackling this exam in Moodle (Reporting and Writing).   

 

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The FT's Paul McClean Graduate Trainee Programme

Jan
17

This is a really good opportunity for people interested in global affairs and financial journalism - starting in September. Applications close 28 February.

The FT says it encourages international applications. 

 https://aboutus.ft.com/en-gb/careers/graduate-schemes-and-internships/ed...

 

 

 

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