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October 19, 2017updated 09 Feb 2018 5:04pm

How to Be a Journalist 2017/18: Free magazine plus directory of journalism training providers

By Dominic Ponsford

If you are interested in a career in journalism look for a course by browsing our interactive directory of training providers.

General advice  is also available from the How To Be A Journalist supplement, published by Press Gazette in association with the National Council for the Training of Journalists.

Aimed at school and college-leavers, it provides an introduction to the business and an overview of the training options provided by NCTJ-accredited courses.

How to be a Journalist 2017/18 has been  posted to 4,000 schools, colleges and universities providing 16+ education around the UK.

Additional print copies of this 32-page magazine are available from the National Council for the Training of Journalists by emailing:


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