If you are struggling to find work or have looked through every relevant job board – company websites can be a great way to find positions that are only advertised internally. By looking through a company’s website directly you can actively seek opportunities from employers that interest you and they may not have been seen by other people seeking work within the media industry.
We spoke with our Junior Graphic Designer, C-Jaye, who has managed to leverage paid work experience throughout his career so far to gather some tips on how you can do the same.
Applying for a position for any role can be daunting; but as a new graduate or young person it can feel especially strenuous and unfamiliar. We have gathered some CV tips when looking for a job in the media for you in this piece.
Asking questions in your studies or the workplace can feel extremely daunting – but why? Is it our fear of inconveniencing others or looking silly, or is it because we feel as if it appears that we are incompetent or haven’t listened to our superiors or teachers? These feelings of apprehension are completely normal – and although what we may feel or interpret as a ‘silly’ or ‘stupid’ question can actually make us look smarter and will demonstrate our curiosity and willingness to learn.
Facebook groups can offer great support and advice, are a great place to share your thoughts, and have discussions with other media professionals.
The story of my career would be incomplete without PressPad, who gave me this priceless opportunity to showcase my talent. I explored London, met my role models Lyse Doucet and Stephen Sucker, reported to millions of audiences in Africa, and ultimately signed a freelance contract with the BBC.
Our Founder Olivia Crellin called in to Ian Dale’s Business Hour on LBC radio. The discussion was around entrepreneurs under the age of 30 and what challenges they face.
If you have been following us on social media, you will know that we were lucky enough to be selected for [email protected], an initiative run by The Duke of York.
We worked closely with the Worldwide Association for Women Journalists and Writers (AMMPE) to offer bursaries for their XXIII Congress in London Nov 6-9th, 2018.
“To clinch that first break in national or international news, many young journalists must prove themselves to a potential employer by working as interns in the capital. The cost barrier …