I received the top grade (A) with my portfolio of work for the NCTJ
(National Council for the Training of Journalists) Diploma in Journalism.
NCTJ PORTFOLIO PIECES
PORTFOLIO MK Citizen First 10th August 2010 – Arsonists destroy community centre
PORTFOLIO MK Citizen 29th July 2010 – Family flees fire as crowd looks on
PORTFOLIO MK Citizen First 3rd August 2010 – Collision on a “well-known” road led to tragic death
PORTFOLIO MK Citizen 12th August 2010 – Bright law student gains place in Powerlist 100; Cops’ front line to survive cuts
PORTFOLIO MK Citizen 7th October 2010 – OUTSTANDING! Impressive teamwork earns top accolade
PORTFOLIO MK Citizen 4th November 2010 – Strictly the best for dance school
PORTFOLIO MK Citizen 23rd July 2010 – History making trio mark 25th birthday
PORTFOLIO MK Citizen 19th August 2010 – Olney road works cause chaos in the High Street
PORTFOLIO MK Citizen 11th November 2010 – Remember the men, not just their names
PORTFOLIO FEATURE MK Citizen First 21st September 2010 – FEATURE – Guide dog Pearce is a sight for sore eyes
PORTFOLIO MK Citizen 4th November 2010 – FEATURE – Retirement village a lifeline for Maureen after husband’s death
MK Citizen GO! 2nd September 2010 – MK Citizen Go! Leisure Supplement (Covering for the Leisure Editor while she was on holiday)
MK Citizen GO! 9th September 2010 – MK Citizen Go! Leisure Supplement (Covering for the Leisure Editor while she was on holiday)
MK Citizen Strictly Come Dancing Feature October 2010 – My experience in the audience of the hit BBC show
EDITORIAL OFFICE / NEWSROOM ASSESSMENT
Olga Norford, Editor of the Milton Keynes Citizen and Citizen First:
Georgina has a phenomenal work ethic, is enthusiastic, conscientious and, above all, a great journalistic prospect. Since joining our team Georgina’s input has been invaluable.
Craig Lewis, Deputy Editor of the Milton Keynes Citizen and Citizen First:
Georgina is a hard working, enthusiastic and talented young reporter who would be an asset to any newsroom. Her copy is clean, she has had excellent results in her NCTJ qualifications and she is happy to take on any story.
Georgina has been running the Schools section in the Milton Keynes Citizen and has made an excellent job of cultivating contacts and developing stories in this area.
NEWS ASSOCIATES COURSE FEEDBACK
James Parsons, Director at News Associates, NCTJ Fast Track, Wimbledon:
Georgina was a model student during her time with us at News Associates and I’m sure she will be a great asset when she gets her first journalism job.
Richard Parsons, Director at News Associates, NCTJ Fast Track, Wimbledon:
Georgina was a stand-out trainee on her pre-entry journalism training scheme. As well as excellent results, she had a great can-do attitude that shows through in her Portfolio of work. She would be a great asset in any newsroom.