1st September 2005
BUDDING REPORTERS SCOOP JOBS IN JOURNALISM
Two young reporters have scooped full-time jobs on daily newspapers thanks to a pioneering scholarship scheme.
The two students joined the Journalism Scholarship Scheme in 2002 and are both due to graduate on Wednesday 14th September after studying on the three year course and having also completed 150 days of work experience with the newspapers.
scholarship scheme is an excellent way to get into journalism,” said Joanna
(22) of Brough near
Joanna, who will graduate with first-class honours, believes that she might not have achieved such an excellent result had it not been for the Hull Daily Mail.
“I think it’s really great that local newspapers work with universities to train budding young journalists,” she said.
(28 ), who lives in
“I would definitely recommend it to anyone who is interested in a career as a reporter as it is a real eye-opener into the world of journalism.”
Joanna and Barry will graduate at Lincoln Cathedral at 11.30pm on Wednesday 14th September.
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