The College of Journalism, part of the BBC Academy alongside the Colleges of Production and Technology, oversees training for BBC News staff. This website focuses on core skills, safety, specialist areas, legal and ethical issues, and houses the News style guide. It's a site about BBC journalism.

How Outside Source connects with audiences: Ros Atkins

What do you get when you bring an online approach to broadcast journalism? Outside Source on BBC World Service and BBC World News

Mobile journalism strategy: Ramaa Sharma

With global audiences increasingly accessing news on their mobile, World Service journalists are rethinking the way they tell stories, says Ramaa Sharma

Bilingual and mad about news? World Service has work experience ‘extra’

We want talented people with excellent language skills who might not have thought of applying to the BBC before

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A/an - Pronunciation is the key. Use 'an' before any word or abbreviation beginning with a vowel sound... The News style guide has been compiled to assist producers and journalists

Sports writing online: Tom Fordyce

The BBC’s chief sports writer Tom Fordyce explains the skills required to write for Sport online - and that a lot of it is about rhythm

數字的使用

BBC中文網對網頁上的數字的使用有特別的要求,目的是確保網站的風格一致,內容易於閱讀。

College of Journalism languages

The BBC College of Journalism has 15 international language websites in addition to the globally available English site. Each supports the work of the BBC World Service with a core focus on skills, language and values. More are planned

Core practical skills

The College of Journalism's skills section features experienced practitioners, from Huw Edwards to Rory Cellan-Jones, using a range of practical skills in their daily work. A series of reports offer advice on key skills like how to write, interview and use social media

The BBC News style guide

Audiences expect the BBC to demonstrate the highest standards of English. This section is the current style guide for BBC News which details many rules of spelling, punctuation and grammar. It also covers accuracy, fairness and impartiality

Safety issues, trauma and first aid

Some stories pose a risk to physical or mental health. But not only in war zones. A distressing court case, accident or natural disaster can have an impact. This section offers advice on managing post-traumatic stress and basic first aid

Briefings on key topics

Senior BBC journalists offer insights and tips on covering their subject areas. Reports include Robert Peston revealing what makes the best business journalism and political editor Nick Robinson sharing a day in his life reporting Westminster

Law

Legal issues and the courts

All journalists need a detailed understanding of how the law affects their work. This section of the College of Journalism site offers a guide to the law - privacy, copyright, contempt, defamation - and the issues affecting reporting from the various types of UK courts

BBC ethics and values

BBC journalism is built on a number of editorial values. In this section, director of news James Harding outlines why the BBC’s ethics and values underpin everything journalists do. And senior editors discuss putting these standards into practice

Masterclasses and conferences

The College of Journalism runs seminars and conferences that examine the big issues facing journalism. These range from briefings on major stories by senior BBC journalists to big national or international conferences

Jobs / Journalism Trainee Scheme

Competition for jobs is fierce. Former College of Journalism head Jonathan Baker provides useful tips and approaches, while Julian Joyce, manager of the Journalism Trainee Scheme, explains how his candidates need to stand out from the crowd