Journalism Students Up For Top Award

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 recognises an individual who ‘stands out from the crowd and excels in […]

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Trainee Journalists visit BBC 5 Live

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.

The Bauer Academy Experience

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.
Our students have interviewed the likes of Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw, fashion designer Wayne Hemingway and Preston North End […]

Season’s Greetings from the 2015/16 trainee journalists

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 found the time to take part in Bauer’s Christmas Jumper Day and take an open-top […]

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Outside Broadcast Students in Week 4

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 team introduced a mix of live and pre-recorded interviews and packages.
You can hear the programme on SoundCloud

Week 3 for Our NBS Bauer Academy Students

Week 3 for Our NBS Bauer Academy Students
Zreen tests people on Churchill quotes and Paul gives an insight into his week.

Roisin’s Coming Home

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 secure the role of Chief Reporter for the region.
Now, she has seen off […]

NBS graduate hired by Jazz FM

Congratulations to NBS alumnus Nick Howard, who is the new assistant producer for Jazz FM’s Alpari Business Breakfast programme. The show will broadcast on the DAB London station every weekday morning, between 6 and 6.30.
After graduating from the NBS, Nick worked as a freelance journalist and producer for a number of stations before being asked to join Jazz FM fulltime. In his first week at the station, he has already read the news bulletin, produced on-air content, and […]

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