Shortlisted candidates for 2018 Sky Bob Friend Scholarship





Many thanks to every student who submitted an entry to this year's competitition. The standard was truly excellent.  However, the panel has reached a unanimous decision. The shortlisted candidates who wlll travel to Sky's Millbank studios in central London next Friday for interview and test are: Laerke Christensen, Alexander Crean, Isabel Muller Eidhamar and Frazer Norwell. We will arrange a detailed briefing for the shortlisted candidates early next week.  Feedback for those who did not make the shortlist will also be available on request. Thanks again to all who competed. It was a privilege to read so many thoughtful submissions. Huge congratulations to those shortlisted.   

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Feedback from the NCTJ Student Council 2018


Hi all,

I was at the BBC Academy in Birmingham on Friday, representing CfJ at the annual NCTJ Student Council, so I thought I'd relay some of the things talked about back to you.

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Kishan Koria of Peston on Sunday 1300 13/2/18


Kishan Koria graduated from the Centre for Journalism with an MA in Multimedia Journalism. He now works as a producer on ITN's flagship political show, Peston on Sunday. Kishan will visit the Centre on Tuesday 13 February - and he comes with goopd news. The Peston on Sunday team seek a couple of CfJ students to do brief internships on the show. The opportunities are open to final year UG and MA students. So, if you are interested in political journalism please come to the main newsroom at 1300 on the 13th to meet Kishan and hear him  talk about his job.

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NCTJ broadcast module: regulation sessions for all students taking this module


For all 2nd years and MAs who are going to do the NCTJ Broadcast module

Please come to all these sessions to train you for the Broadcast Regulation exam in March

Monday 5th Feb – G1-04 Introduction to these sessions with David Acheson and myself, at 1.00pm (no more than 30 mins)

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Year 1 public affairs class today


Don't forget that Paul Francis is running this week's Year 1 Public Affairs class at 1.30pm today in the main newsroom.

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Kent Echo News is LIVE


Ladies and gentlemen, it is newsday time today and that means our website is live again for the day!

So if you haven't already, CLICK HERE for our live coverage of Kentish and national news!

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Court Reporting - attention Year 2s and MAs


Just a reminder that teaching for the Court Reporting module starts this Friday. Same times as last term BUT - Year 2s please note we are not in the same room. We are in G2-04 - as it appears on your timetable. MAs - same time, same place. If you are going to do this module you must make every effort to attend all sessions as time is pretty tight. 

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Kent Echo is LIVE today!


Third year students are working hard on their second print newsday today and running a news website. Check out Kent Echo for all the latest Kent news and updates, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!

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CFJ Kit returns. Week commencing 22nd January 2018.


Dear Students,

The kit room will be closed 22nd to 24th january as I will not be present at the CFJ on those dates.

If you currently have overdue kit you will need to return it to me and settle your penalty either today 19th January or next thursday 25th january.

If you require kit for next week, please request and collect it today, 19th January.

If you have kit due for return on 22,23 or 24th January (next mon tues or weds) then please return it on thursday 25th instead. You will not incur a penalty if returned on this date.  

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Print newsday teams: Years 1 and 2


The teams for the print newsdays for Year 1 and 2 undergrad students over the next couple of weeks have been decided using the time-honoured CfJ sorting hat. Team 1 will produced their newspaper next Thursday (25 Jan), while Team 2 will produce theirs the following week (1 Feb). Rob and Angela will edit the two newsapers with assistance from Ron and from me. The teams are below. If your name is not on either list, let me know ASAP.

Team 1

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