We regularly top the NCTJ results tables

Our courses are continually being recognised by the industry as the best in the business. We have regularly topped the results tables of the awarding body for news and sport, the NCTJ. 

Trainees on our magazine journalism course have been honoured many times at the PPA's annual awards. As well as that, our distinguished alumni continue to be recognised by the industry. 

PA graduate wins the PPA New Business Media Journalist Of The Year 2017​​​ award

Thanks to the Press Association, this led me to RCNi Publishing and I was recently awarded the PPA New Business Media Journalist Of The Year 2017 and was also shortlisted for PPA New Talent Breakthrough 2017, an accolade I’m immensely proud of. Read more...

Erinn Kerr

Newcastle Graduate Erinn Kerr Awarded The NCTJ Alumni of the Month

Former trainee Erinn Kerr named the NCTJ alumna of the month for December. Read more...

Paul Jones receives the NCTJ Chairman's award

Paul Jones honoured for his outstanding contribution to journalism training

Paul Jones, head of diploma training at PA Training, was honoured with the Chairman’s Award at the National Council for the Training of Journalists (NCTJ) annual awards ceremony on November 24. Read more...

Newcastle Graduate Awarded The NCTJ Alumni of the Month

Former trainee Rosa McMahon named the NCTJ alumna of the month for April. Read more...

SPA Best Publication 2016

PA judges Concrete as the winner of the SPA Best Publication Award 2016

Our lead tutor breaks down why she awarded the Best Publication Award to Concrete. Read more...

PA’s journalist ‘academy’ commemorates training chiefs

​Press Association (PA), the UK’s leading multimedia news agency and digital content provider, has renamed its Newcastle training rooms after renowned journalism experts, Walter Greenwood and John Brownlee. Read more...

Newcastle Graduate Wins Journalist of the Month

Eastern Daily Press business editor Ben Woods wins journalist of the month from the NCTJ. Read more...

Exam award for PA trainee

Farmers Weekly business editor Charlie Taverner won an NCTJ award for public affairs reporting scoring the highest mark in the country for his NCTJ exam. Read more...

Trainee wins reporting award

Press Association trainee, Jack Hardy, has become the second recipient of the Nigel Whitefield Award for Excellence in Local Government Reporting awarded by Newcastle City Council. Jack received the award at the Newcastle training centre from the council’s Press Office manager Andrew McKegney, pictured with Jack, left. Read more...

Doug Faulkner collecting his award for student journalist of the year

PA trainee is student journalist of the year

​Press Association Training, Newcastle is celebrating a great performance by one of its trainees. Douglas Faulkner-Gawlinksi, who recently completed a fast-track course in multimedia journalism at Press Association Training Newcastle, won this year’s student journalist of the year award. Read more...

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Course is top of the league

Our course topped the NCTJ league tables in both 2011 and 2012 Read more...

Double success for former trainees

Double success for former trainees Read more...

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Testimonial

Daniel Davies

"The PA’s fast-track journalism course isn’t a simple taught course. It’s a collaboration between you and journalists with years of experience. From day one you’ll be treated like a professional journalist, and given all the tools you need to be a success in the industry, so your real role is, with the help of the tutors, to decide what type of journalist you want to be and how far down the rabbit hole you want to go."

Daniel Davies // Deputy Editor, Factor Magazine.

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