Visit this Friday Feb 28 from Rachel Russell from Express Online

Rachel Russell, the incoming Overnight Editor of Express Online (Daily Express newspaper group) is coming to visit the CfJ to talk to students this Friday, 28 Feb.

She will be here about noon and will speak to any year groups that can join us in G1-04.  Rob has said people in his MA/YiJ groups can join in, if they are not on the trail of Greta in Bristol.

Rachel will talk about her experience in journalism and also about a plan she has to recruit graduates and students for either paid contracts or paid occasional freelance shifts.  

Google News Initiative Fellowship - opens to students and recent graduates

GNI Fellowship

The Google News Initiative Fellowship connects students and recent graduates who want to explore the intersection between journalism and technology with news organisations.

The successful candidates will kick off their careers in the news industry by spending 8 weeks in Summer working with experts in newsrooms and creating a professional network. 

Applications for the 2020 Google News Initiative Fellowship in Europe are now open. We are offering 50 exciting fellowship placements across 14 countries. Read the eligibility criteria and apply before 30 March 2020!

The GNI Fellowship is funded by the Google News Initiative and is also available worldwide. Find out more about the programme in non-EU countries here.

Apply Here

BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme open for applications

 

Scheme Overview

You will undertake training while working alongside news teams creating content for multiple platforms. You’ll get hands-on experience involving researching, writing and broadcasting news.

We offer general journalism trainee places around the UK which means you could be working in one of our newsrooms or news programmes in London, Salford, Cardiff, Shetland or Orkney. 

The scheme takes 10 months to complete and will equip you with the skills to move into a permanent role at the BBC.

How much will I be paid?

The salary for the year will be £21,216. If you are based in London, the salary is £25,776 per annum.

More details here

 

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

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