Emma joins Sky News

Emma Rae Woodhouse will graduate next week, but in a fine CfJ tradition, she has already secured a top job in journalism. In her first year as an undergraduate, Emma won the Sky Bob Friend Scholarship. Today, she joined Sky News.  The picture shows  Emma (second from left) among her fellow new recruits on her first day in her new job. Well done, Emma! 

  

Dundee Evening Telegraph seeks multimedia reporter

If you've never been to Dundee, now is your chance to discover a truly fascinating British city. The excellent local paper is looking for an NCTJ  qualified trainee. You'll find all the details here. I can't thing of many better places to start a career - and rent is a lot cheaper than in London or Kent. 

Q & A with Tim Collins of the Jeremy Vine Show BBC Radio 2

Tim Collins, Senior Producer of the Jeremy Vine Show, will speak in the main newsroom at 1300 on Wednesday 27 March. The JV show has a colossal audience and it attracts excellent guests.  Several CfJ graduates work there. There will be ample opportunity to ask questions. Don't miss this oportunity to hear from a real expert. 

Lost memory stick

Nicola found a memory stick abandoned in the main newsroom on Friday evening. If it belongs to you, fear not I have it. You can come and collect it on Monday morning. 

2019 CfJ Daily Mail Scholarships

I am pleased to confirm that the Daily Mail has generously agreed to offer two scholarships for students in the CfJ this year. Each will be worth £2,500 and work experience at the Daily Mail. The first scholarship will be awarded to a student studying our NCTJ accredited MA in Multimedia Journalism, the second to a final year undergraduate studying for the BA in Journalism. How do you win ? Contestants must submit an original news report suitable for publication in the print edition of the Daily Mail. Your copy should be no less than 600 words in length and no more than 1000 words. Deadline for submission is 5 pm on Friday 13th May.  Please submit by e-mail to T.Luckhurst@kent.ac.uk (copy your e-mail to Nicola) AND submit a printed copy to Nicola's office. Senior staff in the Centre will draw up a shortlist of candidates who will then attend for interview with Alex Bannister, Managing Editor Associated Newspapers, at Northcliffe House on a date to be agreed in late May or June. Alex will choose the 2019 scholars from the shortlist on the basis of their news stories and performances at interview.

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