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3 May
2016

Telegraph sports editor leaves to join agency

Departing: Jim Bruce-Ball

Jim Bruce-Ball, Telegraph Media Group’s sports editor, is to leave his job after 15 years with the titles

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3 May
2016

European Aquatics opening press conference, May 6

Russia's Natalia Ishchenko and Svetlana Romashina are seen underwater as they perform in the synchronised swimming duets final during the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Aquatics Centre

With a week to go until the European Aquatics Championships begin at the London Olympic Park, the organisers are staging an Opening Press Conference on May 6

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27 Apr
2016

Getty Images takes on Google over rights

Google logo for featured pic

Getty Images has taken on the might of Google, claiming that the search giant has been undermining its business and the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of its contributing photographers and journalists

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20 Apr
2016

WADA stages global session in London, June 20

WADA logo

A question and answer session will be held after each presentation, and there will be one-on-one interview opportunities with both the WADA President and WADA Director General after lunch

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13 Apr
2016

Sports freelancers need to make sure work pays

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VIEW FROM THE PRESS BOX: A commission to write six articles about a sport that she loved seemed an ideal freelance job for SARAH JUGGINS. But after politely declining to accept overshoes in lieu of payment, she decided she needed to air her views on editors or publishers with no honour

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13 Apr
2016

SJA to stage media reception in Olympic Park

2016 LEN European Masters Championships

Our 2016 International Media Reception will be staged from 1pm on Tuesday, May 17, in conjunction with the European aquatics championships which are being staged at London’s Olympic Aquatics Centre

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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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15 Jan
2016

Join us for SJA’s VIP race day at York on May 11

York Races

Come along and meet up with other SJA members at York Races for a bargain day out at one of the Association’s most enjoyed social occasions of the year

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25 Aug
2014

Reading is first step to learn how to be a good writer

Reading the sports pages

ROB STEEN, a sports journalism lecturer at Brighton University, advises that to be a good writer, you first need to be an avid reader

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24 May
2009

What degree of experience do I need?

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The SJA’s training advisor, KEITH ELLIOTT, offers some tips on adding useful work experience to your callow student’s CV

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