National newspapers investing in BAME interns who can ‘reach communities that others have not been able to reach’
National newspapers are now investing in BAME interns after realising the need to represent the communities they want to reach reports leading trade publication, the Press Gazette.
Creative Access places around 30 to 40 young BAME journalists a year, working with organisations including the BBC, ITN, The Financial Times, The Telegraph and The Times. Co-founder and CEO of charity Creative Access, Josie Dobrin, talked to the Press Gazette about how reporting on stories from diverse backgrounds requires diverse reporters. The full interview is available here.