MFD has moved offices

MFD has moved from 33a Wadeson Street to our new home at Hackney Cogs in London Fields. Our new address and contact details can be found below: Media for Development Hackney Cogs Unit 11, Bayford Street Industrial centre Bayford Street London E8 3SE Tel: 0208 1917330 Visiting us: From Bethnal Green Tube Station: Walk along […]

Radio Wanno at The Mind Media Awards 2014

Radio Wanno Mind Media Awards

Radio Wanno, the multi award winning community radio station based at HMP Wandsworth is up for a Mind Media Award this Monday 17th November. The media literacy project which has been providing 10 years of community communication while reducing reoffending via its radio production course, workshop and broadcasts based at Western Europe’s largest prison in HMP […]

Vacancy – Admin Assistant

An exceptional opportunity to make a real contribution to the smooth running of MFD! Our mission is to use media and new technologies to improve life opportunities for disadvantaged groups and you’ll play a key role in this.  You’re energetic, flexible and good at multitasking, but you’ll also have the discipline to manage and prioritise your […]

Award-winning Plan B begins a new season

  The NPR Awards – Photography: Arthur Hagues  After a successful and exciting first series, the jointly funded NOMS Co-financing Organisation (NOMS CFO)/European Social Fund (ESF) Prison Radio Project ‘Plan B’ has just started broadcasting a new series of weekly programmes. The first series success was highlighted recently when Plan B won the ‘project of […]

Media for Development on Channel 4 News

Freddie C4 news

Media for Development on Channel 4 News: Freddie Gerrens from the Young Dads’ Council talks about the impact of changes to legal aid.

Radio Wanno Wins Two International Communication Awards in London.

HMP Wandsworth’s prison radio station and media literacy project has been awarded twice with a Bronze in the Radio category and the Champions Award at the 10th International Visual Communications Association (IVCA) Clarion Awards. This is the 4th consecutive year that Radio Wanno has picked up a gong and this time the team behind the project […]

Prisoner’s Education Trust praises Downview media production graduates.

Prisoner’s Education Trust praises Downview media production graduates.

HMP Downview prison for women to become a male Category C prison.

Within a couple of hours of this morning’s announcement about HMP Downview, I received an email from one of the graduates of the Level 3 BTEC in Media Production we run there. ‘It really is so sad!  The course offers a lot of value to women.  It is so important to have something productive and […]

Wanno wins at the Koestler’s

HMP Wandsworth’s prison radio station and media literacy project has picked up a clutch of wins at the 2013 Koestler Awards.

Lean Startup + Social Impact = Lean Social

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Lean Startup + Social Impact = Lean Social