2022 mentoring scheme

We’re working to put together our 2022 mentoring scheme!

Our vision

To have UK newsrooms as diverse as the people they serve

Latest news

New partnership announcement

The Trust is delighted to be partnering with Knight Ayton!

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Aisha Zahid

Mentee Aisha Zahid goes for gold

Aisha makes career progress…

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Gareth Shoulder

Mentee Gareth kicks off new football series

He’ll be covering sport and mental health

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Linzi Kinghorn

Mentee Linzi takes new role

She’ll be working at BBC South Today

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Photo of Ashni Lakhani against a starry background

Mentee Ashni makes directorial debut

She’s released her first film for BBC Three

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Nabihah Parkar

Mentee Nabihah moves to HuffPost

She’ll be working as Audience Engagement Reporter

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Sky’s the limit for Emily!

Emily moves to IRN as a radio journalist

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Naomi has Coventry covered!

She’s been a busy bee on the local beat

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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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