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Internships are a way into the industry for a lot of journalism students and graduates, allowing them to learn on the job. But the news sector is waking up to the fact that it needs to source talent away from the university graduate pool.

Tortoise Media is a startup with a different idea in its new Tortoise Journalism School, a week-long, hands-on, crash course that shows aspiring journalists how to pitch, write and deliver professional news stories in its signature style.

In this week's podcast, we speak to one of the key people involved, Andrew Butler, head of social and PR at Tortoise about how it all works and why the news industry needs more of this.

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