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News  /  17th May 2024

Travel Media Awards Step Up internship winners announced 


Travel Media Awards Step Up internship winners announced 

The winners of the Travel Media Awards’ Step Up Internship scheme have officially been announced. The initiative, designed to promote diversity and inclusion in the travel media industry, received many applications. The organisers and judges would like to thank all participants in this year’s scheme – the calibre of candidates was exceptional.  

The partners – APL Media Limited, FINN Partners UK, Intrepid Travel, and TTG Media – all played a pivotal role in the selection process, conducting thorough interviews with shortlisted candidates with two coming up on top.  

Introducing the winning candidates 

Sasha Wiltshire: Sasha is currently an undergraduate at the University of Central Lancashire. She aims to offer a unique perspective by focusing her travel writing at those who have medical conditions, as well as individuals reconnecting with their cultural roots. She’s also a dab hand at podcasting, too.   

Kira Richards: Kira graduated from the City University of London in 2023 and is keen to develop a career in travel media while contributing an alternative, informed and energetic perspective. She’s passionate about Guatemala’s diverse offerings and a lesser-known gem, St Vincent & the Grenadines.  

The candidates will begin their paid internships with our partner companies where they will gain invaluable industry experience in travel media.  

For more information about the Step Up Internship scheme and our partners, click here.