Looking for a job? The KM is looking for journalists!

BROADCAST JOURNALIST - KMFM
We're looking for a journalist to join our award-winning team, writing and reading  bulletins on kmfm. You will work closely with our programming team and other journalists throughout the KM Group and help provide content and story ideas for KentOnline and KMTV. If you think you're the person for us send a CV and current demo bulletin to Nicola Everett, Radio News Editor - neverett@thekmgroup.co.uk
 
MULTIMEDIA REPORTERS - SHEERNESS & MAIDSTONE

KM Media Group is looking for two talented multimedia reporters to join the news teams in Maidstone and Sheerness. Ideally you'll be a qualified reporter with news room experience, but we will consider talented trainees with the right attitude - though you must have NCTJ preliminary qualifications, including 100wpm shorthand and hold a full clean driving licence.While predominantly writing for print and online, you'll be given training to work across all multimedia platforms, including radio and TV.The Kent Messenger position is for a fixed-term of up to 12 months based at our Maidstone office, while the post at our Sheerness office is full-time with the patch covering Sittingbourne and the Isle of Sheppey. Please apply to editor Denise Eaton via deaton@thekmgroup.co.uk

CHIEF REPORTER - MEDWAY MESSENGER
As well as giving the ideal person a real hands-on role in shaping the local news agenda, it offers a chance to news edit the award-winning KentOnline website and two Medway Messenger editions. You will be comfortable working in print, but be a fully fledged multi-media reporter keen on playing your part online and on our kmfm radio station and the recently-launched KMTV local TV station.As well as helping the newsdesk, you will be prepared to lead by example and coach more junior members of staff.
The ideal candidate will be fully qualified with a full driving licence. Above all, we're looking for ideas and lots of them.

For more details, email editor Matt Ramsden on mramsden@thekmgroup.co.uk

Happy International Women's Day from AMMPE!

What is AMMPE you ask? It's the Worldwide Association for Women Writers and Journalists (the acronym is in Spanish). And we've got exciting news for you. The Centre for Journalism is going to be one of 4 host organisations for the upcoming XXIII World Congress of AMMPE in November 6-9. This event will bring together over 150 journalists and writers from all over the world to discuss the challenges and opportunites that face our industries. Our students will get a chance to meet world renowed journalists and writers, as well as help out during the conference.

Want to find out more? JOIN OUR MAILING LIST to get exciting updates on speakers, workshops and how to register to attend. 

AWESOME 360 VIDEO OPPORTUNITY - apply by Monday 19th Feb at 5pm

The Centre has been offered the incredible opportunity to cover the Table Tennis World Cup in London next Friday the 23rd of February. We have been asked to produce a short 360 video about the event. 

Our lecturer Laura Garcia is looking for TWO ASSISTANTS to help plan, shoot and edit this project. 

Want to get in on it? Send a paragraph with a proposal on how to cover this event in 360 video by Monday 19th Feb at 5pm to l.garcia@kent.ac.uk

EVERYBODY can apply - Yr3's we can rearrange your solo newsday to Thursday. Expenses will be covered.

Your Experience Matters!

What do you want from your experience at Kent?  If you are a 2nd or 3rd year undergraduate student, please come to a focus group discussion to tell us!

Discussions for students from the Centre for Journalism will be held at: Wednesday, 22 November, 2017, 13:30, Gillingham Building Room 4-12. 

Also you get FREE LUNCH!!! Find out more and sign up under: 

https://studentexperienceproject.weebly.com

It's newsday time! Follow Kent Echo News

It's that time of year again for our third year students to run their own publication. This time around they are producing a 24 page newspaper and running a website alongside it. Read their coverage on the Kent Echo News website or follow them on Twitter @KentEchoNews, Facebook or on Instagram @KentEchoNews

You can also get an exclusive behind the scenes peek into their newsroom by watching the video below.

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