2012 – how we delivered on our promise

EOY 2012 – Mediorite, committed to developing young people within media Tackling the root causes of youth unemployment, gang violence and knife crime we build confidence and transferable communication skills with disadvantaged young creatives to get results. Who do we work with? Last year we worked with 261 young Londoners through outreach, as trainees or … Continue reading

Sofa Surfer – Art to support our message

We launched Sofa Surfer on the 22nd at Art Against Knives Boxpark in Shoreditch, with art for sale ( at a reasonable price, with the money going to run more youth projects ) on every wall we wanted to find some works in keeping with the films message to help make the event complete. Read … Continue reading

Stop & Talk

What started as a website to support the launch of Offcentre film The Right Track became a national campaign featured on The Independent blog, a photography exhibition showcased by Dazed and meetings with the Met Police. It also created opportunities for 11 young creatives and 2 long term unemployed trainees. The issue Every now and … Continue reading

Stop & Talk

Stop & Search comes up for discussion in our office over and over again. “It felt like it was being used for any opportunity to bring me down” And in fact a study into the 2011 UK riots conducted by the London School of Economics and The Guardian – “Reading the Riots: Investigating England’s Summer … Continue reading

BBC Academy – a big thanks

Running 10 journalism training sessions for young creatives we got exclusive interviews with Rita Ora, Paloma Faith and Trevor Nelson. We co-delivered sessions with The Independent, The Daily Star, Grime Daily & Hackney Gazette that led to the brightest and the best getting published. Big thanks – “I just wanted to say thank you all … Continue reading

Discover Young Hackney – great results

Discover Young Hackney – study of success In 2011 we recruited a board of 8 young people to form the media ambassadors and drive the 2012  comms strategy for Hackney’s youth arts festival. We made a MASSIVE difference.   Rescoped the website : http://www.discoveryounghackney.com & more than DOUBLED the P.I’s from 4,400 to 11,000 Changed … Continue reading

End of Year – 2011

End of Year report. Why & how we were brilliant in 2011 Mediorite committed to developing young people within media Through our actions 139 young Londoners made leaps towards their creative career and connected the community with their news stories to reach 120k other young people a month How we make a difference in our … Continue reading

FYI – what next?

The FYI trail came down yesterday ( Halloween! ), It’s finally Autumn and it’s hard not to feel a bit sad now all the excitement is over. If you missed it, shame on you – it was Marvellous! Don’t just take my word for it here’s some of the press we go  :Trend Hunter / … Continue reading

F.Y.I exhibition – you’re invited

I can’t tell you how it feels to watch the idea me and Agenda got excited about so long ago come to life. There were times I really didn’t believe it would happen. We have YH Creatives drop out, we had sponsors drop out but after months the project that started out as My Space over … Continue reading

HYP studio fashion shoot

Just got back from an amazing day @ London College of Fashion’sLime Grove site. They gave us free use of 2 studios, an awesome assistant and make up artist so the HYP could polish up their studio skills and we could photography some work made by other young creatives. Thanks to everyone involved for making … Continue reading

  • Contacts

    Lucy Ferguson : 07968532923 : lucy@mediorite.co.uk : Unit 21, Celia Fiennes House, 8 - 20 Well Street, Hackney, London, E9 7PX