Reach PLC becomes a supporter of the Trust

As the John Schofield Trust opens applications for our 2025 Early Career Fellowship scheme we are delighted to announce that Reach PLC, one of the UK’s biggest print and digital publishers, has joined our donor board as a supporter of the Trust.

David Higgerson, Reach Chief Digital Publisher said: “at Reach we champion quality journalism and recognise its importance to our communities. We are committed to giving opportunities to talent from all corners of society and the John Schofield Trust mentoring programme will help us with this work by providing experiences to early career journalists.  We look forward to working with the trust to develop diverse and talented newsrooms that reflect our communities.”

David Stenhouse, Chief Executive of the John Schofield Trust said: “as we launch our biggest application round ever, welcoming journalists from across the UK and Ireland, to have the support of one of the biggest names in print and digital publishing underlines the value of our offer to the whole journalistic community. We work tirelessly to promote diversity and social mobility in journalism. We’re delighted to have Reach’s support for our work.”