Students on the current Bauer Journalism Programme are in the running for a prestigious award.
Rukiyah Khatun and Emily Reader have been nominated in the Student Journalist of The Year category of the IRN awards.
The awards are run in association with Sky News and can be thought of as the Oscars of commercial radio journalism. This year has seen a record number of entries.
The Student Journalist Award...
Trainee Journalists with Commissioning Editor Richard Maddock
In January the Bauer Academy Journalism students went to Media City in Manchester and were given a personal tour of BBC Radio 5 Live by the station’s commissioning editor Richard Maddock.
He also gave career advice and some tips on how to get into the BBC.
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The latest Bauer Journalism Programme is in its final stages. Based at Rock FM in Preston, the course has been a tremendous learning experience for all the students.
It’s been a journey for everyone involved, especially considering the amount of travelling. As reporters they’ve gone out on the streets to gather audio, chase stories and conduct interviews across Lancashire.
As we reach the mid-way point of the latest Bauer Journalism Programme the students are taking a well-earned Christmas break.
The last six weeks have seen them reporting, compiling and reading bulletins, observing court proceedings and sitting their first law test… as well as contributing to the output of Rock FM and Radio City Talk.
But it hasn’t all been hard work. The trainee journalists...
The next Bauer Journalism Programme starts on the 9th November and is based for the first time at the iconic studios of Rock FM in Preston.
In 15 intensive and practical weeks you will learn all the skills you need to start your career as a radio journalist. From day one you’ll be mentored by John Pickford, Editor-in-Chief, Bauer Radio News, and other senior Bauer journalists. You will also...
Places are now available on the next Bauer Journalism Programme.
The successful candidates will start at Rock FM in Preston on November 9th 2015.
Mentored by senior Bauer journalists, and tutored by the experienced team from the NBS, trainee journalists will be put through the most rigorous, advanced, and intensive course in radio.
The programme incorporates the BJTC accredited Bauer Diploma in Radio...
The Bauer Academy’s first journalism students have graduated with flying colours.
John Pickford, Editor-in-Chief of Bauer Radio News, was on-hand to present them with their Diplomas.
He praised the students’ hard work and commitment, saying there were some ‘very talented people’ on the course who would go on to great success.
Most of this year’s cohort have already secured...
On Saturday Paul visited Key103 where he helped to produce the network GameOn sports show.
On Monday he was a freelance reporter at Rock FM, he interviewed the head of Lancashire Women’s Centres on the subject of domestic violence.
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Outside Broadcast Week 4
On the eve of the Merseyside derby, the students took the Friday evening news programme on the road for their first outside broadcast.
The location, Stanley Park, is situated between Goodison Park and Anfield. Our host was The Isla Gladstone, a splendid ‘glasshouse’ that’s one of Liverpool’s hidden gems.
Armed with the latest smartphone technology the...
Roisin Hastie has achieved a meteoric rise within Bauer’s radio news team, qualifying from the National Broadcasting School at Radio City in 2012 and joining Viking FM soon afterwards.
She moved to Metro Radio and TFM in 2013 where she has continued to impress with her natural talent for newsgathering and delivering unique stories for the North East. Her instinct and tenacity have seen her recently...
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