Careers Resources

Careers Resources

Journalism

Prospects Profile: Broadcast Journalist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Magazine Journalist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Newspaper Journalist

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Prospects Profile: Press Sub Editor

Detailed information on a specific job role from the Prospects website. Information is available on the activities of the role, salary, conditions, entry requirements, training, career development, typical employers/vacancy sources, case studies, contacts and resources.

Allmediascotland.com

Web portal for all things media in Scotland. Includes directory of media companies in Scotland and job vacancy search.

BBC Jobs

Job vacancies at the BBC

Hold the Front Page

Website for who works or wants to work in the regional press, broadcasting or communications. The site contains information on jobs, training and a listing of daily and weekly regional newspapers.

Broadcast Journalism Training Council

The site contains careers and course information, including funding for courses, and a listing of traineeships.

journalism.co.uk

Comprehensive site with resources for journalists which includes job and course listings, tips on work experience and applying as well as freelancing.

Scottish Newspaper Society

Listing of local daily and weekly publications by publisher, publication or town.

NCTJ Training Scheme

The National Council for the Training of Journalists delivers a range of accredited courses for training in journalism. Their website provides details about the courses and qualifications as well as general careers advice on entering the journalism profession.

NUJ Training

Careers and course information from the National Union of Journalists.

PMA Postgraduate Diploma in Magazine Journalism

Nine week training course for a career in Magazine Journalism. Details of what the course covers and how to apply.

News Media Association

Representative organisation for national, regional and local media organisations in the UK.

Media.Info

Vast online directory listing contact details for radio & TV stations, newspapers and magazines. Also advertises jobs, contains newsfeeds, discussions and links to live streaming for many radio stations and TV channels.

Periodical Publishers Association (PPA)

Professional body for the magazine publishing industry. The site contains a careers section with tips on how to get into the industry, work experience and case studies from various career areas.

Wannabehacks

Website set up by five student journalists, all taking different routes to reach their chosen career. Information and tips on journalism careers.

Creative Pathways - information on Creative Careers

Information on career options in the creative sector with advice on skills and links to further useful resources.

The Scott Trust Bursary Scheme

Bursaries offered by the Guardian Foundation to support aspiring journalists to study for postgraduate qualifications in journalism.

Journalism training schemes and graduate programmes (News Associates)

A listing of training schemes and graduate programmes for Journalism with details of eligibility requirements and deadlines.

BBC World Service - Future Voices Work Experience Scheme

Work experience scheme based in the BBC World Service Languages and BBC News. To participate in the scheme you must be fully bilingual in speaking, reading and writing in both English and one of the following languages: Arabic, Azeri, Bengali, Burmese, Chinese, Dari, Kinyarwanda, Kyrgyz, Farsi, Hausa, Hindi, Indonesian, Nepali, Pashto, Russian, Sinhala, Somali, Swahili, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek, Vietnamese.

Creative Access

Social enterprise providing access to internships in creative industries. Register on their website to apply for opportunities.

Edinburgh International Magazine Festival

Annual festival which takes place in various venues across Edinburgh. Attending the events gives you the chance to meet industry professionals and hear talks from guest speakers.

Journo Resources

Details of current job opportunities as well as information on graduate schemes.