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Louise Bolotin

Louise has worked in journalism since 1978 and has been freelance since 2005. She has written for a wide range of newspapers and magazines, worked in BBC local radio and was co-founder of hyperlocal news website Inside the M60 in Manchester. She currently works mainly as a subeditor – alongside she edits for corporates and […]

SHIRISH KULKARNI

Shirish Kulkarni is an award-winning journalist, trainer and drone operator. After a 20 year career in national newsrooms at ITN and Sky, he returned home to Wales to go freelance. Since then, he’s focussed largely on investigative journalism projects. His work uncovering the British Steel Pensions Scandal won a Wales Media Award and led to […]

Job Vacancy – Project Manager – NUJ Cymru Training Wales

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Specialise or Diversify?

4th Freelancers Salon Early Alert! Autumn date for your diaries. Saturday 12th October, 2019 The Clayton Hotel, Cardiff. Information and networking opportunities for Freelancers, with lunch! More details and booking to follow. Contact: trainingwales1@nuj.org.uk

Reporting belief – in practice

Will Hayward has been a reporter at Media Wales for the past nine months after graduating from Cardiff University’s School of Journalism.  As a general reporter he writes about anything and everything for Wales Online, The Western Mail and The South Wales Echo. His main areas of interest are science, the environment, West Brom and […]

Reporting Belief 2017: An appetite for engagement

What a day! At Reporting Belief 2017  on May 10th (#RB17) two ‘communities’ who often clash − journalists and ‘believers’ – came together to understand one another better. Of the 88 people who attended, 44 were journalists from press, broadcast and online media. An immediate, ground-breaking result is ITV Cymru Wales’s offer to do a […]

#ReportingBelief16: When Religion Makes the News

“A much-needed and timely event – and we were reminded today of how little we know about religions. Without knowledge, we can’t report on and challenge the more problematic aspects of religion and if we don’t do that, extremism flourishes and people retreat into their own echo chambers. It was also great to meet some […]

#VisitMyMosque and Reporting Faith

How can journalists adequately report today’s many complex stories involving religion? Are we well equipped to cover the range of beliefs and multiple interactions within global culture as well as on our own doorstep? And are we sufficiently objective about how our own belief systems, secular or otherwise, may affect our engagement with those of […]

Training for my niche area of journalism

Q&A with freelance journalist, Jamie Carter (TravGear.com) Jamie is a freelance travel & technology journalist based in Cardiff. Although he started his journalistic career in Cardiff in 1997, he had to move to London in order to further his career. However, having made lots of contacts in the UK and around the world, he was […]

The Georgina Henry/ Women in Journalism award for Innovation

This award is named after Georgina Henry in recognition of her history of finding and nurturing new talent and is presented annually. The prize of £4000 will be used to fund either a project or pay for living expenses during work experience at two or more major national news organisations, arranged by the organisers. Applicants […]

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Mentoring & Coaching Programme (ILM Certificate) – 2 Day

Unite | Suite 2/3 | 1 Cathedral Rd | CF11 9SD Cardiff | United Kingdom

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November / 19 / Tue

Media Law Introduction Wrexham – with David Banks

Glyndwr University

November / 19 / Tue

Media Law Updates Wrexham – with David Banks

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November / 25 / Mon

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Cardiff School of Journalism

November / 25 / Mon

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Cardiff School of Journalism

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January / 7 / Tue

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January / 14 / Tue

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Coaching & Mentoring Skills refresher

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