The excellent tradition continues of students finding newsroom jobs before graduation. Many congratulations to Clarissa Place who has secured a position as a trainee reporter just 24 hours before our graduation ceremony in Rochester Cathedral. Clarissa will join Archant South West, based in Exeter.We wish her the best of luck with househunting, car procurement etc.
Barrie Phillips-Jones, Editorial Director of NWN Media, tells me that he has several vacancies for reporters at the company's newspapers and websites. The names of the titles are listed below. If you are interested in applying, please contact Barrie at
The Centre for Journalism has been ranked first in the UK for journalism in the Guardian University Guide for 2015. We come top of the league table, above all of our rivals. Details are available here This placing reflects exceptional levels of student satisfaction with teaching, feedback and course content.
Lincolnshire Media seeks a trainee reporter for the Sleaford edition of its Target series of newspapers. The company needs someone who can hit the ground running and who is capable of covering all aspects of news, including crime, council meetings, health and social issues. The succesful applicant will have a keen eye for a story and be able to build great contacts in the community. The post is based at the company's Boston office and the succesful applicant will also be expected to file for Lincolnshire Media’s websites. Candidates must have passed their NCTJ Diploma incluiding 100wpm shorthand. If you are interested please email your CV and covering letter to the Editor, Adam Moss: firstname.lastname@example.org . Or post them to: Adam Moss, Editor,16 Wide Bargate, Boston, Lincolnshire, PE21 6SR. Closing Date: Monday 2 June 2014
Gavin Esler, BBC Presenter, former correspondent and Chancellor of the University will explain how powerful people use narratives in a talk to students on the Canterbury campus. Students and staff in the Centre for Journalism are invited to attend the session on Saturday 7th June at 4pm in Keynes Lecture Theatre 1. More details are available at www.facebook.com/fullenglishfestival