Our recent graduates are working in a rich variety of jobs

Leaving Brighton Journalist Works with your NCTJ qualification and portfolio of published work opens up a whole world of possibilities

  • Henry Holloway appointed Chief Reporter at the Daily Star
  • Jules Breach co-presents BT Sports Score
  • Gareth Davies covers stories from across the globe for Mail Online
  • Ben Leo is a Sun reporter who filed live from the Borough Market terror attacks
  • Caroline Rendell works as a broadcast journalist at Heart

“I learned so many vital skills – from how to properly construct a news story to the ins and outs of media law. I got a couple of big exclusives recently too – all thanks to interviewing tips I picked up at BJW.”

Rosie Cherrington, BJW graduate, features editor at on-line lifestyle magazine SheerLuxe

  • Shanti Das works in the New York office of the UK’s largest independent news agency
  • Aubrey Allegretti is a Sky News journalist
  • Finlay Renwick is Deputy Style Editor for Esquire magazine
  • Kris Culmer is a sub-editor working on Autocar, WhatCar and Pistonheads.
  • Amir Razavi is one of the news team at the Argus

“Despite being stressful at times, having amazing tutors and a brilliant group of people to study with made the course one I’ll always remember – for all the right reasons!”

Sofiane Ziad, BJW graduate, editor at Macmillan Cancer Support

  • Craig Rickman is special projects editor for Money Management at the FT
  • Alex Howell works in the media team at Premier League Crystal Palace
  • Alastair Reid is an award-winning social media journalist with the Press Association
  • Megan Donnelly works as a Communications Officer for the Holocaust Memorial Day Trust.

“I wanted to thank you and the team for all your help while I was on the course which has led to the next step in my career. I would recommend the course to anyone in the industry who does not yet have their full NCTJ.”

David Cook, BJW graduate, reporter TV Sports Market

CONNORS BRIGHTON 01273 486851 PICTURE BY CIARAN McCRICKARD 16/01/2013 - A CAR IS SEEN ON IT'S ROOF ON DITCHLING ROAD, BRIGHTON, AFTER SKIDDING ON THE ICE AS BRITAIN WAKES UP TO A HARD FRONT ON TOP OF HEAVY SNOW.NCTJ accreditation means you are equipped to become a journalist from day one

Editors and publishers all over the world acknowledge and trust the National Council for the Training of Journalists qualification. Editors need new journalists to hit the ground running. Our students develop contacts and find exclusive stories during their time on the diploma. These are key skills all editors want.

Recent graduates Jobs

July 2017

  • Rosie Blunt – BBC Journalism Trainee Scheme
  • Megan Donnelly – Mail on Sunday YOU magazine
  • Jack Arscott – reporter, The Argus
  • Alex Green – reporter, Rugby Advertiser
  • Caroline Lewis – reporter, Dorset Echo
  • Mark Tovey – reporter, GB Media

March 2017

  • Katie Garret – Content Coordinator at BlueGlass content marketing agency
  • Sheena Adesilu – intern Destination Weddings and Honeymoon Abroad Magazine
  • Sarah George – reporter, Croydon Advertiser
  • David Cook – reporter TV Sports Markets
  • Adam Hepple – Unite union website
  • Megan Donnelly – social media Holocaust Memorial Day Trust
  • Aiden Williams – sports reporter, Dorset Echo

July 2016

  • Melina Sharma – Twitter Moments
  • Jules Breach – BT Sports Score/Premier League TV
  • Tom Powell – Escapism
  • Isabella Cipirska – Sussex Newspapers
  • Ginny Sanderson – Sussex Newspapers
  • Jennifer Logan – Sussex Newspapers
  • Sam Truelove – Trinity Mirror Southern
  • Fraser Irving – Newsquest Berkshire
  • Alex Cook – Newsquest Dorset
  • Alex Howell – Crystal Palace media team
  • Tom Churchill – Partisan PR
  • Ben Perkins – National Numeracy
  • Becky Snowden – ICF Mostra (Brussels)

January 2016

  • Leah Craig – sub-editor, Mens’ Health
  • Craig Rickman – special projects, Financial Times
  • Simon Green – Daily Star
  • Kris Culmer – sub-editor Autocar, What Car and Pistonheads
  • Jessica Wells – Newsquest Wiltshire
  • Jessica Leah Rees – Newsquest Dorset
  • Emily Collis – Newsquest West Midlands
  • Robyn Pearce – Newsquest London and Essex
  • Jake Wilson – The Week
  • Rachael Marie Grealish – Egremont2Day
  • Georgia Hardy – RSPCA Assured

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