Trust appoints first CEO

David Stenhouse, CEO, John Schofield Trust

It is with great pleasure that the John Schofield Trust announces the appointment of David Stenhouse as its first CEO.

David is being seconded from the BBC for a year and the Trust is grateful to the BBC for its continued support. David was Editor of the BBC’s Generation 2014, 2015 and Referendum Generation projects, and brings a wealth of experience in journalism, programme-making, academia and of the non-profit sector. We look forward to David helping the Trust expand its very important work making newsrooms more representative of the people they serve. 

David said ‘I’m delighted to be joining the Trust at a time when increasing diversity in the media has never been more important. The Trust has been supporting young journalists for 25 years, and has a vital role to play in helping shape the diverse newsrooms of the future. I look forward to directing the Trust’s efforts over the next 12 months.’

David will join us on 18 January 2021.