Develop your journalism skills with free resources from the NCTJ

New to journalism, or just want to brush up on your knowledge of a particular topic? 

In our journalism resources area you will find our series of free masterclasses, led by the NCTJ team and journalists in a variety of roles - you may even see some familiar faces! We also have a workshop on Google tools for journalists, and a range of tips and hints about working as a freelance, selling yourself at interview and many more. If you're looking for something in particular and can't find it here, please let us know. And don't forget you can test your knowledge with our free quizzes.

Wish to learn more about essential journalism skills? Click here to search for NCTJ-accredited courses, or find out more about our distance learning offerings. The Journalism Skills Academy also runs regular skills training masterclasses on a range of journalistic topics.

Thinking of becoming a journalist? Here the experts outline why it could be the perfect career for you!
From guidance around finding your first job in journalism to tips about making an impression at interview, you can find it here.
From media law and ethics to court reporting and fact checking, brush up on your knowledge around key skills with our useful videos and articles.

Considering working as a freelancer? Don't know where to begin? You can find tips about being your own boss and pitching for work here.