Kettle Academy

Kettle Academy is a collection of articles and essays written by prominent people within the journalism/media industry - the aim of which is to provide practical advice to those looking to pursue a career in journalism. 

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graduates, degree, postgrad, university, Gina Clarke, Kettle Mag
Why the journalism MA is still important
Gina Clarke considers why a Master's degree is still essential for entering journalism.
NCTJ programme, studying, journalism career, Cydney Yeates, Kettle Mag
Why an NCTJ programme is a better career move
Cydney Yeates considers why an NCTJ programme is a better way to a journalism career than a Master's degree.
Westminster, political journalism, Academy, Julia Rampen, Kettle Mag
Political journalism in the digital age
Julia Rampen of the New Statesman considers the role of political journalism in the digital age, and what it means for aspiring political correspondents.
military, troops, Afghanistan, journalism, Liz Perkins, Kettle Mag
How one assignment can change everything
Liz Perkins of the South Wales Evening Post reflects on the one assignment that impacted her work.
United States, elections, journalism, coverage, Laura Davis, Kettle Mag
US election coverage: A tap away
Covering the American elections for your student media outlet? Laura Davis of the University of Southern California in the US has some tips on mobile friendly apps to help with coverage.