Journo Resources is run by a small team of dedicated individuals, but we often work and are supported by industry partners and groups who share our values and vision.
Want to join them and contribute to the future of journalism? You can drop us an email.
Our partners come from all walks of the journalism industry, from job websites to PR companies to universities. If you’d like to tap into our unique audience of young and aspiring journalists, get in touch.
News Associates is officially the UK’s number one NCTJ journalism school. They offer full-time and part-time news and sports journalism courses in London and Manchester for post-graduates with a passion for journalism.
| Financial Times
Across the FT Group, our people are united by a mission to deliver world-class information, news and services to our global audiences. We’re a digital-first organisation made up of journalists, technologists, product managers, event planners, strategists, commercial and finance experts, marketing and communications specialists – and much more. Our strength is in our employees.
There is no single type of person whom we hire at the FT. Our strength is in our employees, from all different backgrounds and walks of life, united by a passion for delivering compelling, smart journalism fueled by cutting edge technology.
Our lead industry sponsor for 2021, ResponseSource are a network connecting the media to the resources they need – fast. More than 30,000 journalists and influencers draw on their trusted contacts to help create high quality, expert content.
They’re part of the Access Intelligence Group that includes Vuelio, the platform that helps organisations make their stories matter; and Pulsar, an audience insights and social listening platform.
Paydesk guarantees payment for freelance work booked through their platform. Each freelancer booked is also insured. Broadcasters, media organisations, researchers, and all kinds of publishers use paydesk to find the right contributor around the world for a single job or a long term engagement.
Centre for Journalism, The University of Kent
The Centre for Journalism at the University of Kent is one of the UK’s leading universities offering journalism degrees. Accredited by the NCTJ, they offer extensive training across all areas of journalism and have a unique partnership with local TV station KMTV, allowing their students to work there as paid interns.
To find out more about both their BA and MA courses, click here.
Our lead sponsor for 2018, we’re delighted to be working with FP Comms. A marketing agency with a difference, they are determined to offer genuine stories and interview opportunities to journalists, as well as make links with student journalists to develop lasting relationships.
Supporters & Funders
We’re also incredibly grateful and proud to have received backing and funding from a number of groups. We wouldn’t exist without their support.
|Women in Journalism
Our founder, Jem Collins, was taken aback to be announced the winner of the 2018 Georgina Henry Award for Digital Innovation at the Press Awards.
Coming with £3,000 of funding, this allowed Jem to leave her full-time job and focus on Journo Resources, and we’re incredibly grateful for their continued support.
You can read more about the win here.
|The Printing Charity
Our director and founder, Jem Collins, was awarded a 2019 Print Futures Award, complete with £1,300 worth of funding to allow us to buy our own MacBook.
Presented at the House of Lords in July, we’re incredibly grateful to The Printing Charity’s support to own our own equipment for the first time, allowing us to move towards working full-time.
|The Media Fund
In 2019 we were delighted to be accepted to join The Media Fund, a collective which aims to support independent media.
We’re grateful for their continued support and you can see more about their work on our profile here.
|Freelancing for Journalists
A practical guide to freelance life, with a vibrant community, podcast, newsletter, book and other resources, we’re delighted to be supporters of Freelancing for Journalists.
| The Student Publication Association
Our official partners since the get-go, we’re proud to support the biggest organisation supporting student journalists in the UK and Republic of Ireland, providing free training, support, experience and opportunities.
We’re massive fans of The Overtake, and if you’re not reading them yet then you should be. Based outside of London (thank goodness) they’re creating a media which isn’t run by upper-class, old white men.
IMPRESS regulates 125+ publications in the UK, providing publishers and journalists protection and support; and the public with a free and impartial complaints service. Their Standards Code is the first code for the print and digital press co-created with stakeholders and the public in the UK.
They also organise the annual Trust in Journalism Conference and they have recently launched their Student Partnership Scheme.