APPLY for two work placements at BBC South East Today

The good folks at BBC South East Today have offered two of our students work experience placements in their Tunbridge Wells newsroom. This is an incredible opportunity for anybody interested in working in broadcast. Both our MA and BA soon-to-be graduates can apply. 

Interested? All you have to do is USE THE FORMAT ATTACHED to write up a story idea for BBC South East, explain why it fits their format and give us a shot list of how you would shoot it. This means you need to watch their programme, get to know their style, the stories they cover, etc. 

Email your proposal to Laura Garcia on l.garcia@kent.ac.uk and use the format provided here. You need to click on the story to see the whole post - the downloadable format is there.  DEADLINE: 9th of May, 2018  midnight.  

 

All rise for an impressive set of NCTJ court reporting exam results

Hearty congratulations to the MA and BA students at the CfJ who sat their NCTJ court reporting exams last month. There were 33 passes, of which 14 were at grade A and 14 at grade B. Particular mention goes to those students who got into the 80s with their marks: Alice Hamilton-Beer (86%); Emma Biginelli (86%); Laerke Christensen (84%);  and Kenneth Sanchez Gonzales (80%).

Thanks to Sarah Fuller for getting everybody up to speed in spite of snow disruption and various other interruptions to the timetable this term.

 

WANTED: Broadcast Journalist

The KMTV news team has an exciting full-time opportunity available for the right candidate. The successful applicant will join a professional news team, helping to produce its flagship programme ‘Kent Tonight’, as well as other shows including ‘Team Talk’, ‘Chris & Co’, ‘Paul On Politics’ and ‘BASSed in Kent’. Part of this role will include assisting the technical coordinator in the maintenance of broadcast critical aspects of the channel, as well as scheduling content. Interested? Keep reading.

MA student Laura Trussell nominated for prestigious Hugo Young Award

Huge congratulations to MA multimedia journalism student Laura Trussell, who last night attended The Guardian's Hugo Young Awards as one of the nominees.

The prestigious award, designed to honour one of the greats of Guardian journalism, is designed to encourage "fresh voices, new perspectives and good writing which, now more than ever, are essential to the future of quality, independent political journalism".

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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