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Shortlisting: What do I look for in an application?

9 Mar 16

I’ve been shortlisting JDF applications for around five years now and I rip open my envelope of applications with excitement when I get them in the post.

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Celebrating 10 years of supporting the Journalism Diversity Fund

26 Feb 16

Encouraging people from a wide variety of backgrounds to become journalists is vital if the media is to have a voice that is as diverse as the issues it reports on.

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Nearly at Tipping Point– my unique work experience experience

15 Feb 16

Kal shares how he turned around a disappointing situation into a busy week filled with work placements.

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Student Council 2016: The future of print

8 Feb 16

“It’s not whether printed press will die, it’s whether it should be free.”

For all students either completing their NCTJ qualification or those that have finished, this past year has been one of change and progress – and this was certainly the main focus of the NCTJ student council meeting 2016.

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VIDEO: My Brilliant Moment

15 Jan 16

Journalism Diversity Fund recipient, Gemma-Louise Hodgson talks to Media Trust about how she overcame her Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome diagnosis to become a sports journalist.

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Asperger’s and Journalism – My Journey

7 Dec 15

My own path towards a career in journalism has not been straightforward, to say the least. As an individual who, aged 18, was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism, I can appreciate the difficulty that people like myself will encounter within a demanding and challenging profession such as journalism.

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My NCTJ Journey

27 Nov 15

Student journalist of the year and Journalism Diversity Fund recipient, George Gigney talks about his NCTJ journey.

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VIDEO: what is extremism?

4 Jun 15

Former Journalism Diversity Fund recipient Suhail Patel investigates the meaning of extremism as part of a documentary series for BBC Raw.

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VIDEO: Meet some of our recipients

6 Mar 15

Robert Payling, subeditor, Sky Sports, Olawale Kuponipe, a student at Press Association London and Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff, a student at Lambeth College explain what receiving a bursary means to them.

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Alumni Advice: why local journalism is more important than ever

27 Feb 15

Bex Bastable shares what she loves about working as a journalist and explains how she became a senior reporter.

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