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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.

Bed, breakfast and excellent advice: how a new scheme can help impoverished students take advantage of internships

“To clinch that first break in national or international news, many young journalists must prove themselves to a potential employer by working as interns in the capital. The cost barrier is colossal. Many have substantial student debts. Others rely on gruelling part-time jobs to pay their bills. The price of deposit and rent with no…

A couch to crash on: PressPad aims to tackle one small part of journalism’s class diversity problem

It’s a longstanding quandary for aspiring journalists: How can I get housing in the big city for just a few weeks, while I’m paid nothing or close to it? PressPad wants current journalists to help out the next generation. Read the full article at Nieman Lab.

PressPad aims to help diversify media by offering free accommodation for London’s unpaid interns

In a bid to encourage a more diverse range of people to enter the journalism industry…

Press Pad to connect UK journalism interns with London lodging – at no cost

A lot has been written about the lack of racial and gender diversity in today’s newsrooms…

PressPad founder Olivia Crellin on the need for diversity in journalism

In this week’s episode of Media Voices, PressPad founder and BBC journalist Olivia Crellin explains how PressPad aims to diversify the media…

Journo Resources Delighted to Support Press Pad

Journo Resources is delighted to be supporting Press Pad, a new voluntary initiative to help young people gain experience in the capital…