This just landed in my inbox - anyone want to go?

The NUJ is holding a special conference for journalism students and new recruits into the industry on Saturday 20th November.

 

There will be three panel discussions on: Starting out as a journalist; Investigative Reporting; and Journalism - the International perspective. Speakers will include - Kevin MaguireAssociate Editor of The Mirror, Helene Mulhollandpolitical reporter at The Guardian, investigative journalist and author Shiv MalikJim BoumelhaPresident of the International Federation of Journalists,Foster DongoziGeneral Secretary of the Zimbabwean Union of Journalists and Jennifer Dubereporter at Zimbabwean newspaper The Standard. Other speakers to be confirmed.

To register, please email student-conference2010@nuj.org.uk with your name, course and contact details. Places will be limited so if you want to come along please confirm as soon as possible. Registration and coffee from 10.15 at the School of Pharmacy, 29-39 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AX. The conference will end at 3.15pm.

 

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I've been waiting for something like this actually.

Falls on a weekend I have holiday booked as well... must be fate.  

 Sounds interesting, I'll go.

is it free??

As far as I know, yes. They've not mentioned it costing anything.

 

They've updated their list of speakers and a few places are still available if you haven't already signed up:

"There will be three panel discussions on: Starting out as a journalist; Investigative Reporting; and Journalism - the International perspective.

 

"There's a great line up of speakers - Kevin Maguire, Associate Editor of The Mirror, Helene Mulholland, political reporter at The Guardian, Paul Mason, Newsnight's Economics Editor, investigative journalist and author Shiv Malik, Heather Brooke, FOI campaigner and author, Jim Boumelha, President of the International Federation of Journalists, Foster Dongozi, General Secretary of the Zimbabwe Union of Journalists and Jennifer Dube, reporter at Zimbabwean newspaper The Standard. Charles Atangana, a journalist from Cameroon, will also speak on his fight to remain in the UK."

NUJ Student Conference