What's new with PressPad?

£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 ......

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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 ......

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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 ......

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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, ......

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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 ......

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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 ......

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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....

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Cynthia Kimola at AMMPE

A connection of the past, present and future. That’s how I sum up my experience at the 2018 Congress of the Worldwide Association of Women Journalists and Writers conference (AMMPE) ......

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Holly Godfrey at The Telegraph

What a mad 12 hours… Just a week and a half after accepting my internship at The Telegraph, I had a three-hour commute, my first shift and was moving into ......

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PressPad on Surrey Hills Community Radio

PressPad's Olivia Crellin and Laura Garcia spoke to former intern Imogen Bole on her Surrey radio show. They were joined by a couple of young journos worried about the cost of taking up unpaid work experience....

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Narzra Ahmed at NME!

In August of this year, found myself with a placement at NME secured… …but facing hundreds, if not thousands of ££ in costs.  PressPad offers a mentorship scheme whereby aspiring ......

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Dan Clark at Google News Lab and BBC

Hello there, I’m Dan! I was fortunate enough to be selected for the Google News Lab Fellowship scheme. The initial excitement in being offered an internship was quickly overshadowed by ......

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Preeti Bali at Iconic Steps

My story doesn’t start with “from a young age I always wanted to be a journalist.” But weirdly enough, as a child I did everything that you would think one ......

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