Student journalism contest accepting entries [UK]

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 in Journalism Basics

Students enrolled in the 2018-2019 academic year can apply for this award.

BBC Radio 4 Today has launched the Student Journalism Awards 2019.

The contest has six categories: student journalist, student broadcaster, student visual and photojournalist, student critic, student publication and student program.

The student journalist winner will participate in a traineeship and, after satisfactorily completing the program, will be offered a position in BBC News. Winners in the three remaining individual categories will receive two weeks of work experience. Winners of the team categories will be able to send up to four members of their teams to watch an edition of the Today program.

The deadline is Aug. 31.