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Bob Friend Memorial Lecture 2017

Mar
17

Missed this year's Bob Friend Memorial Lecture? Fear not! Thanks to our incredible team of student volunteers Ed Conway's insightful lecture on fake news and the age of Trump is available on Youtube. You can also watch previous lectures by Stuart Ramsey, Adam Bolton & John Humphrys and Alex Crawford.

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Calling all 2nd year students!

Feb
22

Interested in broadcast journalism? We are now accepting applications for the 2017-2018 paid KMTV internships. Apply the skills you learn at CFJ in a real newsroom. KMTV will be broadcasting LIVE on terrestrial TV sobre the summer so it's an exciting time to join. 

Send your CV, Cover Letter and a 60sec voxpop to Laura Garcia on lgarcia [at] thekmgroup.co.uk by Friday the 3rd of March.

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New Sports Talk Show in Town!

Feb
07

Tune in on Tuesdays at 1pm on CSR radio to listen to our 2nd year students Phil Wellbrook, Ismail Khwaja, Tommaso Fiore and Ethan Van Ristell talking all things After succesfully running their podcast BiteSizeSport, they were incorporated into CRS's weekly programming! 

You can listen ONLINE HERE or follow them on TWITTER for more updates. 

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South West Newspapers looking for a trainee journalist #JobAlert

Jan
31

This job comes from our own CFJ Grad Clarissa Place, a reporter at the Sidmouth Herald. 

If anyone is thinking of applying they will need a car and their NCTJ. Trainee reporters will be helped towards their NQJ. The closing date is 10th Feb.
 
 
If you want to watch Clarissa talk about her job, what she's learned and how her time at CFJ helped her get her job watch this video. 
 

 

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Operation #GetAJob Part 1

Jan
08

CHANGE OF SCHEDULE: 1.30 PM AFTER BOB FRIEND BRIEFING

Graduating over the summer or just thinking about how to make yourself super employable? Joins un in the main newsroom on Tuesday 17th Jan at 1.30pm for a chat about the Employability Points Scheme. This is an incredible opportunity to access paid work experiences in journalism, digital publishing, multimedia work etc.

Most of these vacancies are ONLY available through the scheme and many of the events you attend as a CFJ student can add to it. 20 mins tops (plus there will be food). Wondering what Part 2 of the plan is? Come to the session, it will be revealed then!  

 

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BREAKING: Yr1 students totally ROCK their first radio newsday

Dec
15

Today our first year students BOSSED their newsday and produced two separate 30min shows. Watch out John Humphrys, these kids are coming for your job! 

 

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Job alert! Videographer needed for KM Charity Team

Dec
15
The registered charity KM Charity Team is seeking a two day a week videographer or video journalist to help strengthen output of video content for its website, social media and to provide as toolkit resources for event partners. 
 
 
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Confused by the #Art50 case? Here are some answers

Dec
06

Let our Media Law Lecturer sort you out.

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Cumberland Lodge International Xmas 16-18 December

Dec
02

It's Xmas in a huge estate house in the middle of Windsor Park!Lush food, amazing rooms, carols at the Royal Chapel (yes, where the Queen goes)what more could you want? Cumberland Lodge is an educational charity that has had the tradition of hosting international students who may not be going home for Xmas and making them feel welcome.

Interested? Tell Laura Garcia (me!) straight away. I can help you apply, and even have a spot or two for free. I'm doing their photography, so you don't even have to get yourself there. I'll drive ya. My email is lcag4@kent.ac.uk

Want to know more? Have a look here:

http://www.cumberlandlodge.ac.uk/whats-on/commonwealth-and-international-student-christmas-2016

 

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So you've chosen to study journalism...now what?

Sep
20

WELCOME (BACK) TO THE CENTRE FOR JOURNALISM!

Whether you're here for your first time or returning as a 2nd or 3rd year, we are very happy to have you here. In case you need a little inspiration, here's some excellent advice from Sky News' Harriet Hadfield.

PS. You have to look at it WITH YOUR PHONE cause mobile #journalism is the future!!!

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