My first journalism job as a news reporter

My first journalism job as a news reporter

Now a news reporter with stories across national papers, Adam Wareing shares his journey since graduating from the School of Journalism last year. What is your job? I’m a reporter at the international press agency Kennedy News and Media. We produce stories for...
How to stay motivated during lockdown

How to stay motivated during lockdown

With most of the UK back in lockdown restrictions, many journalists are struggling to remain positive – which is why we’ve put together some inspiring pieces of advice on how to stay motivated during lockdown. We’ve reached out to people at different stages in their...
How I got into… entertainment journalism

How I got into… entertainment journalism

We spoke with Beth Kirkbride, editor of The Indiependent magazine and News Associates alumna, about how she got into entertainment journalism and what her advice would be for young people wanting to break into the industry. BETH’S ROUTE INTO ENTERTAINMENT JOURNALISM...
Best places to pitch freelance journalism articles

Best places to pitch freelance journalism articles

As you take your first steps into journalism, you may be searching for the best places to pitch freelance articles. The good news is there are plenty of publications out there which welcome writers from all levels of experience. Aspiring journalists can be tempted to...
What is the NCTJ and why is it so important?

What is the NCTJ and why is it so important?

The road to becoming a journalist often starts with the NCTJ. Here is our comprehensive guide to what it is and why it is so important for aspiring journalists. What is the NCTJ? It stands for the National Council for the Training of Journalists. It is a charity which...