Our award-winning face to face mentoring scheme matches early career journalists and apprentice journalists with experienced mentors who do not work for the same organisation. We prioritise those applicants who enter the industry without privilege. The mentoring lasts for one year. We match around 35 journalists with mentors each year and will be inviting applications for the 2021 scheme from 21 September, 2020.Read more
We work with the leading online mentoring charity, Brightside, to provide online mentoring for around 40 students who are considering journalism as career. They are at sixth form colleges and schools in Cardiff, Cornwall, Nottingham and Sheffield, areas which have been identified by the Social Mobility Commission as places that are being left behind economically and hollowed out socially. Our mentors for the teenagers include mentees from our face to face mentoring scheme.Read more
The John Schofield Trust offers all its mentees the chance to hear from the best in the news business on a range of subjects. #JSTMasterclasses include very practical sessions, deconstructing stories or explaining how a producer or reporter covered a particular kind of story to the more topical debates about hot issues in the news industry.Read more
The John Schofield Trust set up the Royal Television Society award in 1996 in memory of John. The Young Talent Award is for the best work during the year by a journalist under 30. Many of the winners have gone on to become prominent figures in the news industry.Read more
We invited senior journalists, winners of the John Schofield Trust/RTS Young Talent of the Year award and former mentees to chamion #NewsroomsForAll. More than 50 agreed.Find out who they are here….