The Bristol Cable is a people’s media co-op that presented a training event at Cardiff with the NUJ Training Wales. With free events, a multimedia website and a free quarterly print edition, The Bristol Cable is building the tools and platform for people to engage with their communities and hold power to account in the city and wider society.
Front row: Adam Cantwell, (co-founder of The Bristol Cable) Anna Wynn Roberts (from NUJ Training Wales) and Alec Saelens (co-founder of The Bristol Cable) photographed with attendees of the: “Alternative Business Models for Hyperlocal & Community News” workshop. The NUJ Training Wales offered this event as part of a programme of subsidised, practical courses in new media and core journalism skills.
NUJ Training has been operating in London for over ten years, offering courses in a wide range of skills. This facility is now available in Wales. Between July 2010 and March 2011, over 250 Wales-based members attended NUJ Training Wales courses with many more also attending networking and learning events.