Production / Job hunting

Moving up

Moving from entry level to a higher profile role, or changing career direction – it takes diligence, hard work and creativity. Producers, recruiters and industry experts share tips and offer advice on how to manage your career effectively.

Q&A: Give your career a health check

Thinking about your next career move? Worried about getting the right experience or making the right connections? The BBC Academy’s Lucy Hooper gives your career a health check

BBC production trainees: where next?

Meet the BBC trainees. We catch up with the class of 2013 as they finish their traineeships and decide where next in their careers.

Why diversity matters in the media

How do you tackle an issue like ethnic and cultural diversity within TV and radio? Practical advice from the TV Collective, Mama Youth and the BBC’s Black and Asian forum.

Mums in TV

Juggling motherhood and a career in TV - we hear from four mothers juggling demanding broadcast careers with being a mum.


Networking dos and don'ts - how getting together with like-minded people who work in your industry can have real benefits.

Working in factual and drama

Have you made factual programmes? Are you interested in making drama? A TV Fast Train masterclass on genre hopping from factual to drama.

Make it in drama

Learn from the drama greats - a masterclass on making it in drama from the BBC Academy’s TV Fast Train event with Ruth Caleb, Jane Featherstone and Andrew Davies.

Make it in comedy

Tim Samuels is joined by Kenton Allen, Jon Plowman, Beryl Vertue and Caryn Mandabach for a masterclass on how to make it in TV comedy. From the BBC Academy’s TV Fast Train event 2012.

Moving genres

How to make yourself employable in different genres - three guests join Simon Smith to talk about the value of moving across genres in your career, and how to do it effectively.