Successful candidates for WIJ Mentoring programme 2017 announced
By Aine Quinn

6 March 2017

Here are the successful candidates – and their mentors – for our senior programme:

Nicola Harley – Alison Kervin (Sports Editor, Mail on Sunday)

Louise Donovan – Sinead McIntyre (Editor, Fabulous magazine)

Susanna Lazarus – Louise Court (Freelance)

Sally Newall – Sarah Baxter (Deputy Editor, The Sunday Times)

Sophie Haydock – Alison Phillips (Deputy Editor-in-Chief, Mirror titles)

Audrey Ward – Sue Matthias (Senior Investigate Editor, Financial Times)

Felicity Hannah – Becky Barrow (Editor, The Sunday Times Money)

Laura Garcia – Helen Lewis (Deputy Editor, The New Statesman)

Elena Cresci – Eleanor Mills (Editorial Director, The Sunday Times and Editor, Sunday Times Magazine)

Maria Ramos – Christina Lamb (Foreign Correspondent, The Sunday Times)

Cyan Turan  – Yasmin Alibahai Brown (Journalist)

Faye Lipson  – Claer Barrett (Personal Finance Editor, Financial Times)

Lisa Kjellson – Lesley Thomas (Editor of Weekend, The Times)

Martina Lees – Sasha Slater (Head of Magazines at Telegraph Media Group)

Stefania Palma  – Victoria Newton (Editor of The Sun on Sunday)

Donna Ferguson – Sam Carlisle (The Sun Associate Editor)

Adele Waters – Margarette O’Driscoll (Freelance Journalist)

Stephanie Jones Berry – Lorraine Candy (Luxury Content Director, The Sunday Times, Editor-in-Chief Style Magazine)

Caroline Thorpe – Jenni Murray (Radio 4 Woman’s Hour)

Sophie Barnes – Lucy Daltroff (Freelance travel journalist)

Laura Whitcombe  – Sue Ryan (Daily Mail Graduate Scheme) and  Bryony Gordon (Telegraph Interviewer and Columnist)

And for the junior mentoring scheme:

Emily Chan – Kate Mansey (Deputy Features Editor, Mail on Sunday)

Oliva Coles – Suzanne Wrack (Freelance Journalist)

Monika Komar – Julia Gregory (Freelance Journalist)

Rosie Hopegood – Katie Hind (Mail on Sunday Showbiz features writer)

Polly Allen – Ellie Genower (Showbiz journalist, MailOnline)

Sophia McBride – Lucy Osborne (Investigations reporter, Daily Mail)

Olivia Blair – Kelly Allen (Freelance showbiz journalist)

Sophia Lotto Persio – Katie Glass (Journalist and Columnist, Sunday Times magazine)

Kimberly Hackett  – Ellie Austin (Journalist, Sunday Times magazine)

Tamara Micner – Alix O’Neill (Freelance features journalist)

Abi Rimmer – Joanna Shelley (CNN journalist)

Francesca Angelini – Sarah Corker (Senior Reporter for BBC World Service) and Sophie Hines