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15 Mar
2016

Death of a Gentleman film to get SJA screening

Death of a Gentleman

The film, which won the Best TV Documentary prize at last month’s SJA British Sports Journalism Awards, is to get a special screening for SJA members and members of the Cricket Writers’ Club on Tuesday, June 7

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27 May
2016

Press Association Sport: data journalist

The successful candidate will have strong writing skills and the ability to turn complex data into easily accessible copy. Using this data they will find the most attractive way to tell the story. They will also have a track record of generating original story ideas using data

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26 May
2016

Hawick News and Berwickshire News: sports reporter

The successful candidate will be expected to cover sports stories across both print and digital platforms and must be comfortable working either on their own initiative or as part of a team

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24 May
2016

Hockey’s Danson leads way for stars on Lottery duty

Hockey's Alex Danson received the SJA Committee Award from Sarah Juggins. There was poignancy when Dabson spoke about two recent tragedies in her sport, hockey

British sports stars who are funded by The National Lottery have given more than 17,000 volunteering appearances in schools and communities since 2012 alongside their training for the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics

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23 May
2016

1966 shock: Fifa president let in news reporters

Golden days: Captain Bobby Moore on his day of days in 1966

Fifty years ago, England’s World Cup triumph was not only a milestone for football, but it also gave birth to sports news reporting. Unlikely as it may seem in this immediate post-Blatter era, it was the then Fifa president who set the ball rolling, as JOHN JACKSON reports

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20 May
2016

County Gazette, Taunton: head of sport

This position would ideally suit an experienced sports writer, or an outstanding trainee, comfortable covering a diverse sporting patch in print and online, who is looking to take the next step in their career

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19 May
2016

Copenhagen’s not so wonderful, wonderful book

A miracle of sorts: Alan Smith with his hands on a trophy for Arsenal in 1994

ERIC BROWN reviews a fan’s flawed account of an Arsenal triumph in Europe

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18 May
2016

Boswell notes import of being a sportswriter

Tom Boswell: sportswriter with right priorities

VIEW FROM THE PRESSBOX: We ought never forget how absurdly fortunate we are to work as sports journalists, writes ANTON RIPPON

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17 May
2016

Yorkshire media manager lands new job with ECB

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Danny Reuben has joined the England and Wales Cricket Board as head of team communications

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16 May
2016

Uncovering the power of sport to take control

Eat Sweat Play cover

PAUL BROWN found Anna Kessel’s new book about sport, and women, inspiring

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14 May
2016

CN Group: rugby league reporter

Are you able to deliver, when the pressure’s on, a deadline looms and an expectant audience is waiting to hang on your every word?

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