Excellence in Journalism award at Glasgow Clyde college
NUJ Scotland recently sponsored the Excellence in Journalism award for students at Glasgow Clyde College.
The award recognises the work of journalism students in the college’s first and second years.
NUJ Assistant Scottish organiser Dominic Bascombe presented the awards to first year students Hannah McLaren, Hannah Gunn and Lauren Brownlie. The second year winners were Hayley Myatt, Richard Mason, and James Greer.
College lecturers described the students’ performance as ‘outstanding’.
Pics: Joan Macdonald
Scottish Student Journalism Awards 2017
NUJ Scotland was proud to sponsor two awards at the SSJA 2017.
NUJ Column of the year was presented by Judith Duffy of the Herald and won by Amy Maguire.
NUJ Ian Bell Memorial awards for Student Journalist of the Year was presented by Dominic Bascombe and won by Jonathan Rimmer.
Pics: Layla-Roxanne Hill, Dominic Bascombe, SSJA
A Stronger Voice for Women in the Media
The NUJ in Scotland unveiled the results of its survey into the experiences of women in the media at an event at the University of Strathclyde on 19 April 2017. The survey results are available from the NUJ Scotland office.
Pcitures: Joan Macdonald
Future of News conference 31 March 2017
The NUJ in Scotland held a conference on ‘The Future of Newspapers and the Importance of Local News’ on 31 March 2017 in Edinburgh. Pictures: Craig Maclean
NUJ Dundee branch welcomed NUJ President Tim Dawson to a recent meeting on 10 November 2016.
Pic: NUJ Dundee branch
Women in the Media- October 2016
If women of colour appear at all in the media they are often just “throw away characters”, a meeting hosted by the National Union of Journalists as part of Scottish Black History Month, was told. Chaired by Scottish executive council member Layla-Roxanne Hill, the all black woman panel comprised Samantha Asumadu, director of Media Diversified, Briana Pegado, Founder and Director of the Edinburgh Student Arts Festival, and Francesca Sobande, a PhD student at the University of Dundee. The panellists explored the gender disparities commonly inhibiting the visibility of black women in the British media and discussed ways to address them.
Pics: Dominic Bascombe, Fiona Davidson
Education and Culture Committee – Scottish Parliament: 22nd April 2014
Scottish Organiser Paul Holleran giving evidence.
Black History Month 2013
The NUJ hosted an event at the Mitchell Library exploring the links between Scotland and the Caribbean. Speakers included Kei Miller, Chris Dolan, Paul Sutton and Stephen Mullen. Chaired by Assistant Organiser Dominic Bascombe- 10 October 2013.
Black History Month 2012
The NUJ hosted a round table discussion about developing and celebrating diversity in the Scottish media- 11 October 2012.
Journalism is a Human Right Gambia campaign
Journalism is a Human Right
NUJ motion at the STUC 2011