Calling all CFJ grads! First Draft is looking for a social media journo with 3+ years of experience

First Draft is looking for an experienced journalist with excellent writing and online research skills to join the London editorial team.

The senior social media journalist will be central in maintaining the high quality of First Draft’s editorial output across the organisation’s website, newsletters and social media channels, as well as monitoring online communities and conversations for disinformation and media manipulation around the world as part of the pioneering CrossCheck initiative. 

Plus you get to work with former CFJ lecturer and cat enthusiast Laura Garcia. 

The closing date for applications is Friday 28 February 2020, with interviews commencing from Monday 10 February 2020

READ MORE HERE

Calling for volunteers to cover the General Election - 12 December

The date has been set for the 12th of Dec and in CFJ tradition, many of our students will join the ranks of journalists all over the world covering overnight counts. Fueled by coffee and snacks, our brave NCTJ students will help tell the story of the 17 constituencies heading to the polls in Kent. 

Want a front row to history? Want some amazing work experience to put on your CV? Need some material for your NCTJ portfolio?

We're looking for 34 brave souls to cover Kent's 17 constituencies in pairs. You'll be covering the night for KMTV and other outlets. This opp is unpaid but your expenses are covered through the Uni's work Bursary Fund.

Email Laura Garcia ASAP if you're interested on lgarcia@kmtv.co.uk.

By the way, have you registered to vote?

 

Law Business Research is looking for a Trainee News Reporter

Law Business Research are an award-winning global provider of legal content and business intelligence for the legal and intellectual property markets.  CFJ grad Sam Clark works at LBResearch and has some insider knowledge for you:

Reporters typically write one well-researched news article per day. We tend to go from primary sources only and most of our contacts are senior lawyers and policymakers. It can be quite technical to start with but the publication covers such a focused area that you quickly become a bit of an expert. The people are smart and friendly and there’s a good amount of international travel involved.

Read more and apply here

BJR's on the look out for 30 journos under 30 to write a piece

To mark its 30th anniversary, the British Journalism Review plans to celebrate 30 new voices in journalism during the course of 2019. They want to find, showcase and celebrate journalists across all media disciplines who represent the future of our industry. They want to hear from you!!!

HOW TO APPLY

  • You have to be a youngling under 30 years of age
  • Write an 800 word article or make a digital piece of no more than two minutes, that addresses the following: We have never been better informed. Discuss. 

Winners will be published online via our website: bjr.org.uk and a selection will be included in our print volume. 

A BJR “30 under thirty” reception later this year will bring winners together to help to foster connections.

Please submit entries to 30@bjr.org.uk

More info here

DEADLINE 30th June, 2019

Kent Union are looking for a photographer/videographer

 

Hot job! You'd need to attend events and take good quality video footage & photographer of students, stalls and staff to capture the flavour of the event.  The footage would need to be edited and emailed back to Becky Sellen for use in promotional videos and use on social media channels.

closing date 8th September

20 hour assignment September 2019

https://kentunion.co.uk/jobshop/job/644 

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