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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 […]

Judges praise high standard in Bristol NUJ student awards

Judges praise high standard in Bristol NUJ student awards

Prizes have been presented in the annual Bristol NUJ Student Journalism Awards to students at the University of the West of England, with the judge praising the high standard of the entries. One prize is awarded in each year group for journalism students at UWE, from first-year undergraduates to MA level. This year the judges […]

Print is not dead: Bristol NUJ supports journalists' fringe meeting

Print is not dead: Bristol NUJ supports journalists’ fringe meeting

  Print Is Not Dead Fringe Event at National Union of Journalists Delegate Meeting, supported by Bristol Branch NUJ A brief look at how independent hyperlocal and local publishers can thrive in print as well as online 1pm, Saturday, April 16 Room 5, Waterfront Suite Southport Theatre & Convention Centre, Southport NUJ DM runs from […]

Jonathon Porritt holds media to account over climate change coverage

Jonathon Porritt holds media to account over climate change coverage

THE media has failed to convey a true picture of climate change and its implications, renowned environmentalist Jonathon Porritt told a Bristol audience of journalists and members of the public at the University of Bristol. The director of thinktank Forum for the Future and former director of Friends of the Earth was giving the Benn […]