Trainee reporter vacancies at LSN Media


Two CfJ graduates, Kathryn Cain and James Averill, already work for LSN Media. Now the company is looking to recruit new staff. Qualified canddiates are encouraged to apply. The bare facts are as follows:

LSN Media, a division of Local World, is looking for three ambitious, motivated and talented trainee reporters to join its multi-media newsrooms in Milton Keynes, Bedford and Northampton.

An all-rounder with an eye for a story, you will be expected to produce lively, engaging and accurate content for our newspapers, websites and social media.

You will relish reporting on a range of topics, have a knack for looking beyond the press release and bringing in off-diary stories and enjoy making and maintaining contacts in the community.

You will also have completed your NCTJ preliminary exams or equivalent and have a current full driving licence and access to a car.

Read the full details here


Dean Kilpatrick commended in Kent journalism awards

Dean Kilpatrick, who graduated from last year’s BA course, was highly commended in the W.F. Deedes Young Journalist of the Year category of the Kent Media Awards last Friday.   

Judges praised his Kent on Sunday articles and said that competition for the young journalist category was particularly fierce.

His award was presented by Jonathan Neame, chief executive of Shepherd Neame Brewery, which launched the awards 25 years ago and is the sole sponsor.


Please note that because of Friday's Newsday, the usual Friday NCTJ law session will now be on THURSDAY JAN 31ST FROM 1100 - 1300 IN ROOM G4-03. This is for all Year 2s who are taking Court Reporting. As most of you had an exam last Friday, this will be the first session of your new syllabus so it's really important that you attend.