Often unknown to the public, news agencies are a great route into the profession, as we learned from the JournoFest 2020 Working for a news agency panel, writes part-time News Associates trainee Gaelle Legrand.
The advent of social media and fake news means journalists are being cut out of the conversation, according to legendary Sky News presenter Dermot Murnaghan, writes News Associates part-time trainee Aman Pathiara.
News Associates presents JournoFest 2020: In conversation with BBC royal correspondent Sarah Campbell
From #Megxit to THAT Newsnight interview, Sarah Campbell, BBC royal correspondent, told JournoFest why the Royal Family dominated 2019’s headlines, writes News Associates part-time trainee Alex Diggins.
BBC journalist Christian Fraser delighted journalism trainees with an insight into his compelling career as a foreign correspondent, writes News Associates part-time trainee Anna Cooban.
The ‘Breaking into broadcast’ panel told the audience of fledgling journalists to take every opportunity and be prepared to fight for them, writes News Associates undergraduate trainee Emily Hemsley.
Five high-flying News Associates graduates were awarded for achieving the top exam results in the UK at the NCTJ Diploma Awards 2020.