What's new with PressPad?

Welcome to #DiversifyTheMedia!

By Nicola Slawson, Campaigns Manager Today is a really exciting day for PressPad as we have finally launched our crowdfunder. For me, personally, it means I can finally share what ...

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Do I belong in the journalism industry?

This is PressPad’s very first Ambassador post! PressPad Ambassadors are young journalists who provide real-time, tried-and-tested advice and mentoring on how to break into the media. Our Ambassadors come from ...

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Alastair Lockhart at BBC HARDTalk

Being accepted onto a BBC internship presented me with an exhilarating and exciting prospect – but also a daunting one. I knew that I had the drive and passion to ...

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£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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Sponsorship

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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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