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To have UK newsrooms as diverse as the people they serve

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Welcome to our 2022 Fellows and Senior Fellows!

Find out who our 2022 mentoring scheme participants are

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Daisy Hughes embarks on a sponsored walk

Daisy is raising money for the Trust in memory of her late father, respected journalist Mark Hughes

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You gave, and we made it big!

Thank you for all your support!

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Founder Susie Schofield recognised for kindness

She’s one of 50 Leading Lights

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Ashni Lakhani (2021) directs another film!

She’s exploring the concept of spending Black

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Howard Littler joins as Fellowship Manager

Howard will be overseeing our contact with schools and colleges.

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Hedi heads for pastures new…

He’ll be reporting on the experiences of people of colour in South East England!

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Fran Rankin joins Thomson Reuters Foundation

Fran makes her move for a new job!

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Sophia Smith Galer up for award

She’s nominated at the British Journalism Awards!

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participants since 2012


volunteers since 2012


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


sixth-formers mentored online since 2018


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


participants on our online events in 2020-21

Our funders

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Martin Lewis

Martin Lewis

Robin Lustig

Robin Lustig


#RememberingJohn slate
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How to be a Foreign Correspondent
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A recording of BBC News’s Reeta Chakrabarti and Chris Mason’s masterclass on live-presenting
Robert Moore
A recording of ITV News’s Washington Correspondent, Robert Moore’s masterclass on reporting the Capitol riots
Dorothy Byrne
A recording of our interview with Channel 4’s Editor-at-Large, Dorothy Byrne