2022 mentoring scheme

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To have UK newsrooms as diverse as the people they serve

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Masterclass - How to present

Our next masterclass…

…is on how to present a news programme with BBC Breakfast’s Naga Munchetty, ITN’s Julie Etchingham, and Channel 4 News’ Cathy Newman with Sky News’ US Correspondent. Martha Kelner in the chair. FREE AND OPEN TO ALL

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Applications now open!

We can’t wait to read what you’ll tell us…

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John Schofield Trust x Tortoise Media

The Trust announces a new partnership with slow news network Tortoise!

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Applications webinar

Unlock the secrets of our application form here…

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We’re hiring

Find out all the details of our new Fellowship Manager role here!

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Our next #JSTmasterclass

Learn about how to put a story together, and how that story becomes a campaign…

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Brad Grant (2018) moves to BBC

Brad is moving on up in the world of breakfast telly!

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Lora Jones (2020) reports from Big Apple

Lora has been covering business news for the BBC

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Our activities

Our numbers

580+

participants since 2012

300+

volunteers since 2012

275

early career and apprentice journalists mentored on our face to face scheme since 2012

100+

sixth-formers mentored online since 2018

25

winners of the JST/RTS Young Talent of the Year award since 1996

1,200+

participants on our online events in 2020-21

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