Media career advice

New BJTC scheme helps disadvantaged journalism students afford work placements, whether that is paying for their commute or a new pair of shoes

The scheme will fund to up to 250 budding journalists as newsrooms strive to diversify their teams to better serve under-represented communities

Posted by Jacob Granger on 16/12/19

Brunel University student to launch newspaper in memory of uncle and journalist David May

After the university's student publication was forced to close due to lack of interest, the legacy of the late veteran reporter has inspired a new generation

Posted by Jacob Granger on 13/12/19

Tip: Develop your management skills

Newsroom culture is key for a reporter's development and it all starts with senior leaders and managers - here is how to get the best out of your team

Posted by Daniel Green on 06/12/19

Tip: Proven strategies to make your CV stand out

Want to boost your odds with your next job application? Keep it concise and highlight your relevant skills

Posted by Daniel Green on 02/12/19

'Less talk, more action': Why newsrooms must respond to the growing need of diverse representation

When reporters from working class and minority ethnic backgrounds are made to feel welcome, it can help news organisations thrive

Posted by Camomile Shumba and Anna Mackenzie on 27/11/19

Tip: How to break into broadcast

How do you make an impression at BBC News? One student who managed it offers her firsthand advice

Posted by Jacob Granger on 21/11/19

Tip: Become a digital editor

What does it take to manage a digital newsroom? Here is some advice from the European Journalism Centre's '100 paths to journalism' newsletter

Posted by Jacob Granger on 19/11/19

Weekly journalism news update: Future News Fund, audience growth and fact-checking the US 2020 election

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Posted by Jacob Granger on 08/11/19

Tip: Get your big break in journalism

How do you get your foot in the door of a news organisation? Recent university graduates explain how they did it

Posted by Jacob Granger on 30/10/19

Get ready for the newsroom of 2020

Wondering what journalism may look like in the next decade? What data skills or foreign languages you may need to learn? Join us at Newsrewired to find out

Posted by Marcela Kunova on 20/09/19

Tip: Become editor of a local newspaper

This inside information will help you keep up with the daily deadlines of a newsroom and climb your way to the top

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/09/19

Weekly journalism news update: Fighting misinformation, public service journalism projects, Instagram hashtag strategies

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Posted by Jacob Granger on 16/08/19

How to land your next job in local news

Recruiters at Reach Plc and Liverpool Echo say understanding company values and key beats are just a few ways to impress regional employers

Posted by Daniel Green on 14/08/19

BBC Extend In News programme gets disabled journalists on the career ladder

The broadcaster places reporters at the likes of Panorama and Money Box to find their passions, hone their skills and support access to the workplace

Posted by Jacob Granger on 07/08/19

Weekly journalism news update: LinkedIn, female representation and digital security

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Posted by Jacob Granger on 26/07/19

Save Journalism Project is encouraging journalists to speak out against job layoffs

The US-based campaign is calling for the break up of Google and Facebook to give reporters and news organisations a more secure future

Posted by Daniel Green on 25/07/19

The talent question: why newsroom culture needs to change

A new report by RISJ warns that newsrooms are in danger of missing out on much-needed new talent if they do not embrace different recruitment and management strategies

Posted by Jacob Granger on 18/07/19

Making it through the hiring process: how to impress in your next job application

Showing brand awareness and looking up offices location before your job interview can score you extra brownie points with your potential employer

Posted by Jacob Granger on 31/05/19

'Speed dating' events help regional journalism students gain confidence and industry contacts

Class is often a forgotten aspect of diversity. Here is how Leeds Beckett University helps students from the north land a job in the media

Posted by Barbara Henderson on 17/05/19

LinkedIn: here is what journalism students need to know

LinkedIn is the go-to hub for networking with potential employers, but what should aspiring journalists consider before diving into the platform?

Posted by Daniela Teixeira on 27/02/19

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