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The extension of North West Today to an hour followed a campaign led by the NUJ which attracted massive cross community and trade union support in Northern Ireland.
Mike Nesbitt, MLA and former BBC journalist has written to BBC Northern Ireland’s Interim Director over planned cuts at the station.
BBC members in Northern Ireland are voting in a consultative ballot for industrial action over the corporation’s proposal to close 36 posts across the province and end the popular BBC Radio Foyle Breakfast Show.
Derry voices cannot be ignored.
On 4 January, NUJ president Pierre Vicary will address the local community as part of the union's Save BBC Radio Foyle public meeting featuring prose and poetry, chaired by assistant general secretary Séamus Dooley.
Local union branches in Belfast and Derry organise events today.
NUJ members join in solidarity and remembrance to mark the 1st anniversary of the killing of journalist and NUJ member Lyra McKee
Week after week journalists at local papers and radio stations cover the stories and amplify the local voices that would not receive that attention otherwise.
Reporters covering the appearance of a man accused of the murder of journalist Lyra McKee were subject to intimidation from protesters.
The union condemned as “vile and dangerous” graffiti posted in the Creggan area of Derry attacking journalist Leona O’Neill.