Want to help with AMMPE's social media presence?

Do you love social media? do you take pride in carefully crafted instastories? Do you want some CV experience running accounts for a big organisation? The Worlwide Association for Women Writers and Journalists' biannual conference is coming to the UK Nov 6-9 and we need some help! The Centre for Journalism is one of 4 partner organisations getting things ready. We are on twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn but need help keeping it updated. Maybe even coming up with an Instagram account. 

We are looking for volunteers to help beef up our online presence. This is an unpaid position that will cover expenses if needed, but it also gives you privileged access to the conference in November. So many incredible journalists will be there. You wouldn't be left alone: our lecturer Laura Garcia will be coordinating and guiding the people who are chosen for this. 

INTERESTED? Please send an email to l.garcia@kent.ac.uk with a couple of ideas of things that we could do for AMMPE's social media presence. Men and women are welcome to apply for the position. Deadline to express interest is May11th, 2018. 

Sabah is A-grade star of our magnificent 17

Belated but sincere congratulations to the 17 MA and Year 2 students who recently passed the  NCTJ's Essential Journalism exam. 

Sabah Jalal triumphed with a rare A grade and B grades were achieved by Alice Beer, Rob Bryne, Tommaso Dimiddio,  Grace Gausden,  Harry Howard, Max Mead, Daniel Otyway and Laura Trussell.

Well done all. 

 

APPLY for two work placements at BBC South East Today

The good folks at BBC South East Today have offered two of our students work experience placements in their Tunbridge Wells newsroom. This is an incredible opportunity for anybody interested in working in broadcast. Both our MA and BA soon-to-be graduates can apply. 

Interested? All you have to do is USE THE FORMAT ATTACHED to write up a story idea for BBC South East, explain why it fits their format and give us a shot list of how you would shoot it. This means you need to watch their programme, get to know their style, the stories they cover, etc. 

Email your proposal to Laura Garcia on l.garcia@kent.ac.uk and use the format provided here. You need to click on the story to see the whole post - the downloadable format is there.  DEADLINE: 9th of May, 2018  midnight.  

 

All rise for an impressive set of NCTJ court reporting exam results

Hearty congratulations to the MA and BA students at the CfJ who sat their NCTJ court reporting exams last month. There were 33 passes, of which 14 were at grade A and 14 at grade B. Particular mention goes to those students who got into the 80s with their marks: Alice Hamilton-Beer (86%); Emma Biginelli (86%); Laerke Christensen (84%);  and Kenneth Sanchez Gonzales (80%).

Thanks to Sarah Fuller for getting everybody up to speed in spite of snow disruption and various other interruptions to the timetable this term.

 

WANTED: Broadcast Journalist

The KMTV news team has an exciting full-time opportunity available for the right candidate. The successful applicant will join a professional news team, helping to produce its flagship programme ‘Kent Tonight’, as well as other shows including ‘Team Talk’, ‘Chris & Co’, ‘Paul On Politics’ and ‘BASSed in Kent’. Part of this role will include assisting the technical coordinator in the maintenance of broadcast critical aspects of the channel, as well as scheduling content. Interested? Keep reading.

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