The BJTC Accredits UK Journalism Courses Within Higher Education
BJTC Appoints New Deputy Chairman
The BJTC, the UK’s industry-backed training body for online and broadcast journalism, has appointed Diane Kemp as its Deputy Chair.
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BJTC Appoints New Chairman
The BJTC is deligted to announce the appointment of Ralph Bernard, CBE as their new Chairman.
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BJTC Awards Host
We are very excited to announce that BBC Political Correspondent, Chris Mason, has agreed to host our Awards on 27th November at The Guildhall in Coventry. It's going to be a fantastic event. We hope to announce the winners in the next week.
The BJTC Appoints New Director
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Jon Godel as our new Accreditation Director. Read the press release HERE
Article: Securing Your First Journalism Job
Some useful tips for all wannabe journalists: here
RECENT AND FUTURE EVENTS
ITV News Traineeship
ITV News is pleased to announce that the ITV News Traineeship 2014-2015 opened for applications on the ITV Jobs website today.
Further details, and the online application form, can be found by following this url:
Applications open: Wednesday 12 February
Applications close: Wednesday 26 February
If shortlisted, the assessment centres will take place at ITV's London head office on either Monday 7 or Tuesday 8 April.
The traineeship will be 9 months, starting Monday 6 October 2014
We are looking for 11 talented recruits to work across our newsrooms.
Eligibility: Applicants should be over the age of 18 by 1 October 2014 and have the commitment and enthusiasm to work for ITV News. We are particularly interested in people who have committed themselves to a career in journalism, either through their writing, their work experience/career to date or through their academic choices.
The European Journalism Fellowships
The European Journalism Fellowships at Freie Universitat Berlin is a programme for mid-career journalists, designed to give participants the opportunity to take a two-semester leave from their professional positions and spend a sabbatical year in Berlin to work on a major research project. Journalists from all European countries, from Russia, from the United States of America and from the Arabic region are invited to apply for a fellowship.
Opportunity from Podium.me
Do you want to hear your work broadcast on professional radio and commercial radio stations?
BJTC Awards 2013
Watch video montage here
Broadcast and online student journalists had plenty to celebrate at the BJTC Awards 2013 held in Coventry.
There was an impressive showcase of stories ranging from Bulimia to the refugee crisis in Syria.
BBC Political Correspondent Chris Mason was on hand to host the ceremony and also share with the students his own inspiring career journey. His advice to the gathered students and graduates was never to give up and always believe you can achieve. (Read more here)