Applications for the second round of the Melbourne Press Club’s new mentoring program, which aims to connect early career journalists with experienced colleagues in ongoing supportive relationships, will open in early 2017.
Under the program, mentees – journalists with up to seven years professional experience – will have the opportunity to benefit from the insights, observations and wisdom offered by senior journalists from outside their organisation who they are paired up with.
The Press Club facilitates connections and oversees the scheme but is not directly involved in individual relationships.
Guidelines have been developed to allay any concerns about confidentiality, talent poaching and commercial sensitivities.
If you are interested in becoming a mentor, please contact the Melbourne Press Club office at
firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on (03) 9614 2779.
Other queries about the program can be directed to the same address.