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First awards presented in Bristol NUJ student competition

First awards presented in Bristol NUJ student competition

BRISTOL NUJ has announced the winners of the 2018 Student Prizes run in conjunction with the journalism department at the University of the West of England. An impressive standard was observed from al four years of entry but the best piece submitted by any young journalist this year was Matthew Sterling’s ‘Peace in Belfast’. Matthew […]

Standards rising in annual Bristol NUJ student awards

Standards rising in annual Bristol NUJ student awards

A HEALTHY crop of entrants for the annual journalism awards for students at the University of the West of England saw standards rising once again, particularly for the new media entries. Highlights for the judges included the bold and purposeful website constructed by third year student Alicia Brooks on contraception. Titled Contra, it took an […]

Local News Matters! Bristol's newsgatherers get together

Local News Matters! Bristol’s newsgatherers get together

BRISTOL NUJ brings the city’s major and not-so-major newsgatherers together on March 24 for Local News Matters – part of the union’s national campaign to emphasise the importance of a healthy local news industry. Representatives of the Bristol Post, the BBC, ITV West Country, Bristol 24/7 and the Local Voice Network are among those taking part […]

Left-right: Paul Breeden, Bristol NUJ; Jade Evans Level 1 winner; John Curzon, Senior Lecturer in Journalism, UWE; (Photo © Simon Chapman 2016).

Students urged to enter Bristol NUJ prize scheme 2017

STUDENT journalists at UWE were urged this week to put their work forward for the Bristol NUJ award scheme as the final prize to last year’s students was presented. Jade Evans was presented with her cheque for £50 as the winner of the Level 1 prize in the 2016 competition. Every year Bristol NUJ awards […]

Citizenship at last for Bristol NUJ's Sabrina

Citizenship at last for Bristol NUJ’s Sabrina

A LONG-STANDING member of Bristol NUJ has achieved a major ambition after years of struggle to find a place of safety – she has been awarded British citizenship. Sabrina Esuka was a well-known presenter on television in the Democratic Republic of Congo until she was imprisoned an eventually had to flee the country 12 years […]