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Is a lack of trust in advertising a threat to the industry?

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Keith Weed, Chief Marketing Officer(CMO) at Unilever, President of the Advertising Association and WFA’s Global Marketer of the Year 2018, thinks so. Media Trust hosted the second of our ‘In Conversation with’ events led by BBC...

Posted 19 March 2019

Kamal Ahmed and Keith Weed sit together before the event starts

Agency ELVIS on Championing Diversity

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Camilla Yates, Planning Director at ELVIS shares their mission to create a more inclusive creative industry and why they have teamed up with Media Trust to discover new talent. At ELVIS, we believe that the...

Posted 5 March 2019

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My journey into journalism, via Media Trust

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After completing Media Trust’s Creativity Works Multimedia Genius Training programme, 25-year-old Londoner, Stephanie Harris was offered a place at the UK’s leading NCTJ journalism school courtesy of Yahoo! News. She tells us how she got...

Posted 20 February 2019

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What will the world of work look like in 2050?

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Alex Loveday-Davies worked as a Media Studies Teacher before leading Media Trust’s Vlogstar Challenge programme. The programme aims to develop young people’s creativity and confidence through free film and video blogging(vlogging) workshops in schools and...

Posted 29 January 2019

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

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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

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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