Emma Rae Woodhouse wins Sky News Bob Friend Scholarship


Congratulations to Emma Rae Woodhouse, who has won this year's Sky News Bob Friend Scholarship. 

Emma will join Sky News for a month-long internship over the summer, where she will work alongside the news organisation's journalists in various departments.

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Year 3's Last News Day TODAY


It's officially our last newsday! 

Join our livestream of today's local, national and international news from the Year 3s

Make sure you read our website 


and tune into the TV Bulletin on our Facebook Page at 4:30pm


Help us go out in style on our last assessed group newsday! 

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Future News Worldwide


Future News worldwide is a new youth journalism programme run by the British Council in partnership with Reuters, CNN, Facebook and Google News Lab. The organisers are looking for 20 of the most talented students from across the UK to attend an exclusive conference in the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh on 6 and 7 July 2017.

Winners will join reporters from around the world for an intensive journalism training programme, talks and coaching from top editors, broadcasters and writers. The programme is open to undergraduate students aged 18-25. Applications are open at www.britishcouncil.org/future-news-worldwide and close on 28 February. Note that this is a fully funded opportunity. All costs including travel to and from Edinburgh, accommodation and board, will be covered by the British Council. 

If you have any questions about the programme please contact: Sarah Gorman, Programme Manager,Futre News Worldwide. Tel: 0131 524 5716 (Office) 07785 275973 (Mobile) or [email protected]

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New Sports Talk Show in Town!


Tune in on Tuesdays at 1pm on CSR radio to listen to our 2nd year students Phil Wellbrook, Ismail Khwaja, Tommaso Fiore and Ethan Van Ristell talking all things After succesfully running their podcast BiteSizeSport, they were incorporated into CRS's weekly programming! 

You can listen ONLINE HERE or follow them on TWITTER for more updates. 

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Job Vacancy


The Wiltshire Times and the Wiltshire Gazette and Herald are looking for junior reporters to work in Trowbridge.  NCTJ prelim exams and full, clean driving licence as well as self-motivation, keeness to progress and a passion for local stories required.  If interested send a CV with covering letter together with examples of work to Charlotte Cross, PA to the Editor, Wiltshire Times, 100 Victoria Road, Swindon SN1 3BE or [email protected]


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South West Newspapers looking for a trainee journalist #JobAlert


This job comes from our own CFJ Grad Clarissa Place, a reporter at the Sidmouth Herald. 

If anyone is thinking of applying they will need a car and their NCTJ. Trainee reporters will be helped towards their NQJ. The closing date is 10th Feb.
If you want to watch Clarissa talk about her job, what she's learned and how her time at CFJ helped her get her job watch this video. 


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Year 1 Conference Wednesday 25 January


Regrettably Year 1 Conference tomorrow has been cancelled due to an NCTJ exam taking place in the UG newsroom at 09.30.

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Request for Journalism Students


We have received a request from a year 3 Sports student for a few of the Centre's students to take part in an event taking place on 2 April.  The brief is to interview members of the public about the event in question.  We have no more information than this but if you want to know more contact Michelle Winstone who is organising the event, [email protected]



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2017 Daily Mail Scholarships


I'm delighted to be able to confirm that Associated Newspapers have agreed to award two Daily Mail Scholarships in the Centre this year: a postgradate scholarship and an undergraduate scholarship for final year students. Each scholarship is worth £5,000 and the chance to do work experience at the Daily Mail.

Contestants should submit an original news story of not fewer than 550 words and not more than 1000 words suitable for publication in the print edition of the Daily Mail. All submissions to be handed to Anastasia by noon on Monday 8th May 2017. Each submission should be accompanied by a cover sheet giving your name, the degree for which you are studying and a telephone number at which you can be reached.

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