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Final 2016/2017 shortlist for interviews announced

30 Nov 16

The last applications for the 2016/2017 Journalism Diversity Fund cycle have now been shortlisted. Ten journalists, hoping to secure the funding they need to cover the cost of their NCTJ-accredited journalism training, have been invited to interview.

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NCTJ and JDF support new editorial diversity bursary scheme

18 Oct 16

A new editorial diversity bursary scheme was launched today at the 2016 Society of Editors’ conference. Doug Wills, managing editor of the London Evening Standard and The Independent explained how the company was working with partners, including the NCTJ and Journalism Diversity Fund, to launch and fund the scheme.

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Two Thomas Read bursaries awarded after successful year of fundraising

23 Sep 16

After a number of immensely successful fundraising campaigns, the Thomas Read bursary has decided to award two bursaries for the 2016-17 academic year.

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Inaugural Claire Prosser bursary awarded at Journalism Diversity Fund reception

23 Sep 16

The very first Claire Prosser bursary award was presented yesterday as part of the Journalism Diversity Fund’s annual reception, this year hosted by the London Evening Standard.

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Media industry leaders gather to celebrate Journalism Diversity Fund

23 Sep 16

Leading journalists, editors and industry professionals from across the UK, celebrated alongside bursary recipients and their tutors on Thursday, 22 September to celebrate the achievements of the people the fund has helped get into journalism.

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NCTJ scale Snowdon in support of the Thomas Read bursary

12 Sep 16

A team of NCTJ staff members joined the Read family on Saturday, 10 September to climb Wales’ highest mountain, Snowdon.

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Penultimate 2016/2017 cohort awards eight bursaries

17 Aug 16

Cohort 3 of the Journalism Diversity Fund has now concluded with the awarding of eight bursaries for the 2016/2017 academic year.

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Family of diversity champion, Claire Prosser, establish new bursary award

15 Aug 16

A new named bursary award, the second of its kind for the Journalism Diversity Fund, has been set up by the family of a BBC journalist who was a champion of diversity..

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Third diversity fund 2016/2017 cohort shortlisted for interviews

29 Jul 16

Ten hopeful journalists have been shortlisted for Journalism Diversity Fund bursaries to cover the cost of their NCTJ-accredited journalism training. 23 applications were received from across the UK.

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Cohort 2 bursaries awarded for 2016/2017 academic year

23 Jun 16

Cohort 2 of the Journalism Diversity Fund has now concluded with the awarding of seven bursaries for the 2016/2017 academic year.

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