Since November 30, 1971.

MPC Mentoring program

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About the program

Applications are now closed. Applicants will be contacted in the coming weeks.

The MPC mentoring program connects early career journalists with experienced colleagues in ongoing supportive relationships.

Under the program, mentees – journalists with up to seven years professional experience – 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 Melbourne 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 or by phone on (03) 9614 2779.

Other queries about the program can be directed to the same address.

The MPC Mentoring program is supported by the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund

Apply to join the Melbourne Press Club

Membership is $85 for journalists, $110 for associate members and $40 for students.

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