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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 […]

Bristol NUJ Christmas Gathering 2016

Bristol NUJ Christmas Gathering 2016

It’s the time of year to make merry and so on, so I hope you’ll be able to join us for an NUJ Christmas get-together on Wednesday December 14th. This year we’ll be at the King William ale house in King Street, more or less opposite the Old Vic theatre but if you need directions […]

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 […]