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Big things on the horizon for Media Trust’s Graduates

Media Trust news

On Thursday 16 May, Media Trust’s latest round of Creativity Works trainees wowed an audience of peers, family and media and creative industry mentors and partners as they graduated from the programme with a heartening...

Posted 22 May 2019

Graduates on stage with graduation certificates

What I got out of volunteering at Women’s Voices

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Nicky Higgs, Head of PR & Comms at IPG Mediabrands EMEA, tells us why she’d recommend volunteering at Media Trust’s Women’s Voices event to anyone. At the beginning of 2018, everyone was predicting that it...

Posted 23 January 2019

Nicky Higgs

A date with London’s equality sector

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Metro journalist Jess Austin shares her experience of Speedmatching and why she thinks every journalist should give it a try. The last time I gave a presentation was during my final year of university, and...

Posted 19 October 2018

Black and white picture of Metro Journalist Jess Austin

Meghan, Harry and diversity within the media industry

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Since the age of 13, Mahalia Changlee from London has wanted to be a journalist; so when she signed up to our Transforming Hidden Talent mentoring programme, which pairs young people who want to start...

Posted 1 October 2018

Royal wedding press pass

Big thank you to the Vlogstar Challenge!

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Twenty-three-year-old Tomi Ojo shares her experience of making it all the way to the final of the Vlogstar Challenge 2018. The training programme, powered by the Jack Petchey Foundation and run in partnership with YouTube...

Posted 25 September 2018

Tomi at Youtube infant of sign

From Mentee to Mentor: ITV News Wales Journalist Paul Davies

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Twenty-seven-year-old ITV News Wales Journalist Paul Davies’ career is thriving. He has his dream job and recently scooped an ITV News newcomer award. But Paul’s route into journalism hasn’t been conventional. Unlike many of his...

Posted 21 September 2018

Paul Davies with mentee Ollie

Social media in 2019: How you can stay ahead of the curve

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The third of our five-part Stronger Voices guides for non-profits launces today. The guide is packed full of the latest advice and insights on social media. Guide-contributor and Digital Consultant, Andrew Davis discusses how social...

Posted 20 September 2018

Five people standing in a row looking at their mobile phones