Learn more about the communications challenges faced by charities and communities and how our creative and media volunteers are providing invaluable support. Here are just a selection of our success stories.
Josh’s journey from supermarket to ITV newsroom
Despite having always dreamt of a career in media, being from a small town in Northern Ireland, Josh Farrell felt...
Reaching new audiences with confidence
Charity Director, Ravi Arora developed his media skills through Media Trust’s MyLondon programme. The Ethnic Minorities Advocacy Group (EMAG) supports...
Supporting Hey Girls on their mission to end period poverty
Thinking about requesting expert communications skills or advice for your charity or not-for-profit on Media Trust’s volunteer platform? Celia Hodson...
The media volunteers helping UKBET to expand their work in Bangladesh
If you ask most small charities what’s at the top of their marketing wish list, it’s likely a solid communications...
Uncovering Koceila’s Hidden Talent
After signing up to Transforming Hidden Talent and attending one of the BBC masterclasses, Koceila received his lucky break.
When Fayida met Sarah
Hear from London360 participants, Sarah and Fayida on the benefits of mentoring and being mentored.
Raising the profile of autism in the Somali community
Autism Independence is a Bristol-based community organisation that aims to challenge the stigma of, and raise awareness of, autism within...
From growing up in Harlesden to covering the Premier League
Two and a half years after taking part in Media Trust's London360 programme Mike Walsh is reaping the rewards from...
Training helps to make Syrian refugees feel welcome
Charity founder, Fardous Bahbouh has seen her initiative for Syrian refugees, Ahlan Wa Sahlan grow after her involvement in MyLondon.
Raising the profile of Local Food Links
By taking part in Media Trust’s My Community training programme, it helped staff increase their PR knowledge, confidence and impact.
Creating a space for a community to grow
Taking part in our media training has helped Gatis Community Space to significantly raise its profile and attract new volunteers.
Making reading in prisons less of a lottery
As the steward of the UK’s National Lottery, for more than 20 years Camelot has been changing lives; making thousands...
Charity maximises educational opportunities for more children
School-Home Support (SHS) is a charity which works with children and families to maximise educational opportunities and improve their life...
Providing urgently needed supplies for earthquake-hit school
With limited marketing and PR knowledge Rebuilding Schools Nepal reached out to Media Trust to find a skilled volunteer to...
Child Bereavement UK
Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or...
Telling the stories of Wood Green, The Animals Charity
Wood Green, The Animals Charity, was set up in 1924 by Founder Louisa Snow after she became concerned with the...
Community backs cookery scheme for disadvantaged people
West Wight Sports and Community Centre secures funding and raises the profile of its cookery scheme, following Media Skills training.
Reaching new audiences with Facebook
Full Fact is the UK’s independent fact checking charity. They check the claims made by politicians, the media, pressure groups, and...
Ambitious about Autism
Training young people with autism in film-making, with a course tailored specifically to meet their needs.
Maternity Worldwide aim to keep their UK staff numbers to a minimum, so that they can employ more local staff...
To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Week in May, Media Trust teamed up with one of the world’s leading global public...
Building the skills and confidence of the Queen’s Young Leaders
Training tomorrow's Young Leaders on how to handle the media.
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