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Bursary created to "reflect ethnic mix"

A scheme to open up a new route into newspapers for ethnic minority journalists is being launched by Trinity Mirror. Two trainees every year will have the chance to train on a prestigious 16-week foundation course in Newcastle. They will

'Never again' say regional press marathon runners

Trinity Mirror’s regionals editorial director Neil Benson has raised almost £4,000 for Childline after successfully completing the London Marathon. He was one of the thousands of runners to take to the streets for this year’s race, completing the course in

Editor Gledhill set for vice presidency role

Bath Chronicle editor David Gledhill is set to become the next vice president of the Society of Editors. He will be unanimously nominated by the board at the AGM during next month’s conference in Newcastle, and if the nomination is

Editors' conference set for Newcastle

Leader of the Opposition Michael Howard MP and Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir John Stevens will be the keynote speakers at the Society of Editors’ annual conference in Newcastle upon Tyne later this year. The conference, Let’s Get Real, is to

Former T&A staff remember the 'the good old days'

Former editors, journalists and photographers from the Telegraph & Argus in Bradford have been remembering ‘the good old days’ at a reunion in the city. Seventy former staff, whose time at the paper spanned the 1970s to the present day,

Journalists are told to think before they act

Journalists are being told to think before they act in a bid to rebuild the public’s trust in the media. Neil Benson, editorial director of Trinity Mirror Regional newspapers, said that before publishing a story journalists should put themselves in

New Society vice president is nominated

Keith Sutton, editorial director of the Cumbrian Newspapers Group, has been nominated as the next vice president of the Society of Editors. The 57-year-old, who is also editor of the News & Star in Carlisle and The Cumberland News, has