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Revision session for Year 1 Convergent Journalism

May
22

We'll be holding a revision session for Year 1 Convergent Journalism in the main newsroom on Thursday (25 May) at 12 noon.

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Year 3 project marks

May
04

Marks and feedback sheets for Year 3 projects will be available from Anastasia's office from tomorrow morning.

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Blog post reminder: MA and Year 1 and 2 undergrad students

Mar
29

A quick reminder to MA students and to BA year 1 and year 2 students: make sure you have done your blog post for this term by the end of next week. 

Remember this forms part of your coursework assessments for Practical Multimedia Journalism (for the MAs) and for Convergent Journalism (for the BAs).

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Year 3 session: secondary project pieces and web analytics

Mar
03

Year 3 students please note: we'll be running a combined session on Monday 13 March to cover a couple of important things for your projects and for Convergent Journalism 3.

We'll go through the details of secondary pieces for your project, and then we'll be taking a look at web analytics - including some interesting examples using data from from your newsdays.

Session starts at 11am in the small newsroom.

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Emma Rae Woodhouse wins Sky News Bob Friend Scholarship

Feb
17

Congratulations to Emma Rae Woodhouse, who has won this year's Sky News Bob Friend Scholarship. 

Emma will join Sky News for a month-long internship over the summer, where she will work alongside the news organisation's journalists in various departments.

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Register now for January's NCTJ Production Journalism exam

Dec
15

An important reminder that all students intending to take the NCTJ Production Journalism exam on 26 January MUST register with Anastasia today or tomorrow.

This applies to Year 2, Year 3 and MA students on the accredited course. It's particularly important for those Year 3 students who will need this exam to reach the necessary number of NCTJ diploma credits. Check with me if you're not sure.

You will not be able to register in the new year because of NCTJ rules - so please act now.

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Danny Rust lands sport reporter job at Essex Echo

Dec
09

Many congratulations to Danny Rust, who has just landed a fantastic job as sports reporter for the Essex Echo. He'll be reporting (no doubt entirely objectively) on West Ham United as well as covering tennis and athletics.

Danny graduated from our BA programme in the summer, and tells us that his new sports editor had been keeping an eye on his progress during his time at the Centre for Journalism - and contacted him directly to tell him to apply when the job vacancy came up.

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Lauren lands Express job

Nov
22

We couldn't help but notice a familiar byline on the Express website's coverage of Kanye West's meltdown this morning. That's Lauren Meechan, who graduated from the CfJ's BA programme this summer, and has landed a great job as online showbiz reporter for the Express - having applied through LinkedIn.

Congratulations Lauren.

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Year 3 project supervisors

Oct
25

The supervisors for Year 3 projects have now been allocated. See the list below (also available on Moodle). Please make an appointment for a preliminary chat with your supervisor this week.

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Year 3's New Perspectives web site is live again today

Oct
21

Year 3 students from the BA Journalism course are once again working on an assessed newsday. This afternoon they will be broadcasting 2 hours of live radio from the centre's newsroom. And throughout the day they will be updating their New Perspectives web site and its associated social media accounts. 

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