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  1. Project Producer, BBC Kick Off Trainee Sport Reporter Scheme

    Meet Matthew Broadbent, Shaun Daly and Robyn Cowen, three of this year's BBC Kick Off trainee sports reporters - new to the BBC and new to sports journalism. They have been given eight weeks over the summer to discover how it feels to be a reporter at the BBC. I caught up with them half way th...

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  2. specialises in smartphone reporting for the BBC Academy

    Have a look at your mobile phone. What do you use it for?

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  3. is head of the BBC College of Journalism

    It's a question that every BBC journalist is very accustomed to being asked. They probably all give different answers, based on their own experience or the perspective of their own area of operation. And of course there is no one definitive answer. But as an organisation the BBC can offer some...

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  4. edits this blog. Twitter: @chblm

    Producing and directing a documentary is a bit like conducting an orchestra or being a circus ringmaster, says Martin Small: you don't necessarily do much yourself but "your job is to get the best out of the people you're working with". Small is currently producing a programme for a forthcomin...

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  5. is a journalism lecturer and former broadcast producer and director. Twitter: @johnmair100

    A broadcaster by accident and a BBC Radio 1 presenter, Andy Kershaw made a name for himself later reporting for Radio 4 from the 'Axis of Evil' countries. And doing so very well. Is he a journalist or a disc jockey or a hybrid? Kershaw has just finished his autobiography, No Off Switch. It is ...

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  6. editor of the BBC Academy's language websites

    Feedback on CoJo's Essentials of BBC Journalism DVD has been arriving from all over the world. And there are already practical results to show for it. Training based on the DVD has been offered by BBC World Service instructors in India, Nigeria, Syria and Lebanon.  In Lebanon, the trainer Maha...

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  7. is a journalism lecturer and former broadcast producer and director. Twitter: @johnmair100

    It's been exhausting: I have been watching seven hours, maybe 70 items, of television news pieces from last year, varying from half a minute to five. Not just for fun: I was doing some judging. It led me to think about the qualities that make a great television reporter - and there were some ...

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  8. Najiba Kasraee talks about the Essentials of BBC Journalism DVD, at the launch event at Bush House in London. Core components of the DVD have been translated into no fewer than 21 languages, ranging from Arabic to Vietnamese. Click here for a taster. The DVD will be distributed to staff in...

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  9. editor of the BBC Academy's language websites

    The BBC College of Journalism and Global News are proud to launch an Essentials of BBC Journalism DVD for all the Corporation's international reporters and stringers. This is an opportunity to share BBC learning - especially when access to the College website is difficult. (See the video introdu...

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  10. edits this blog. Twitter: @chblm

    A week ago, nobody had the foggiest idea that for the first time in history all aircraft in Britain would be grounded, or that the Sunday Times would be proclaiming "Clegg nearly as popular as Churchill". Readers of Nassim Nicholas Taleb's influential book The Black Swan (2007) might at le...

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