KMTV has an exciting opportunity for a qualified journalist (NCTJ or equivalent) to join the KMTV news team, working as a producer and, in time, as a reporter, on our daily hour-long flagship news show, Kent Tonight, our website and social media services.
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.
Starting to plan ahead for summer? Why not apply for a Google News Initiative placement with the European Journalism Centre? There 8 newsrooms participating in the UK and many others across Europe including France, Germany, Finland and Poland. They are looking for bright young people, from all over to take up these PAID placements. Get some more info here
Year 2s - don't forget we have our extra Court Reporting session tomorrow morning - Feb 21st. It's from 11 - 1230 in room G3-05. Remember to bring with you the test paper we started last week - AND your McNae.
Many congratulations to Year 3 undergraduate student Karina Pavlova, who has just been announced as the 2019 Sky News Bob Friend Scholar.
After a tough interview process, Karina emerged as the successful candidate just ahead of shortlisted students Jess Sharp, Sam Baker and Joe Dawson - all of whom gave superb accounts of themselves for the panel.