Fighting for the future Following London’s tragic Grenfell Tower fire several national newspapers have suggested it may not have happened had there been a flourishing local newspaper scene able to challenge Kensington & Chelsea council’s decisions. “Local press matters: we […]
The Cardiff and South-East Wales Branch of the NUJ has over 300 members. These include print journalists, broadcasters, freelancers, photographers, researchers, PR professionals and journalism students. Although we all do different types of work, we have many shared concerns and interests.
Everybody who works in the media knows the industry is going through a painful transition. Job losses, pay freezes, under-staffing, lower freelance rates and longer hours have become facts of life. But it's not all doom-and-gloom! The digital revolution also presents opportunities for journalists to enhance their skills, do a greater variery of work and have more enriching professional lives.
The National Union of Journalists helps media professionals cope with the pressures of the ever-changing industry, while also encouraging its members to make the most of their talents and passion.
This website is designed to encourage members in Cardiff and South East Wales to get involved with branch activities, to mingle with fellow professionals, to discuss journalism and media issues, and to develop their skills.