MMG gets six cadets from Can­berra

Seymour Telegraph - - NEWS -

McPher­son Me­dia Group, the par­ent com­pany of The Tele­graph, has been awarded a grant through the Re­gional and Small Pub­lish­ers Cadet­ships Pro­gram, to help drive re­gional jour­nal­ism.

The grant will sup­port six cadet­ships across the group.

The Fed­eral Gov­ern­ment has pro­vided $1.78 mil­lion for more than 41 re­gional and small pub­lish­ers across Aus­tralia.

Fed­eral Mem­ber for Mur­ray Damian Drum said the grants were im­por­tant to make sure the jour­nal­ism pro­fes­sion con­tin­ued to at­tract Aus­tralia’s best and bright­est in­di­vid­u­als and en­cour­aged them to live and work out­side the ma­jor cities.

‘‘Re­gional Aus­tralia has a great stan­dard of jour­nal­ism and it is im­por­tant that we con­tinue to at­tract young peo­ple to the pro­fes­sion,’’ he said.

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