£8,710 for a spare room?​

Sounds too good to be true! If you’ve ever donated a couple of pounds to a particularly appealing Kickstarter project, then you’ve helped to crowdfund a project. Ever heard of live …

A media more diverse?

Trade union TUC called for a ban on what they called “class discrimination” in a speech at the annual congress in Brighton. “Everyone knows that getting that dream job is …

PressPad at Byline Fest!

As opposed to last year’s very wet (but lovely) festival, ByLine 2019 was incredibly sunny. Our co-founder, Laura Garcia, was there on the first day to talk to people about …

We’re pitching at #TFNLondon!

The Funding Network was created in 2002 by a group of four individuals, with the goal of creating a forum where people could join together to learn about social change, …

Eloise Barry’s PressPad experience

I’ve secured a two-week work experience placement at a national newspaper! The problem: it’s in London… I knew people I could stay with, but I did not want to outstay …

Dora Pongracz at The Sun!

Help a girl out, please! I have been in Glasgow for 6 years. First to do my BA in English Language at Glasgow University and now my master’s degree at …

PressPad’s first intern: Jabir’s blog

The story of my career would be incomplete without PressPad, who gave me this priceless opportunity to showcase my talent. I explored London, met my role models Lyse Doucet and Stephen Sucker, reported to millions of audiences in Africa, and ultimately signed a freelance contract with the BBC.