Jobs in the media and creative sector

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The media and creative sector – your questions answered

  • How many people work in the media and creative sector?
  • How much can you earn in different roles?
  • What routes can you take to get in?
  • Are there roles for people who might not think they're super-creative?

Watch to find out the answers to these questions, and much more!

Job profiles

Hear from young people doing a wide range of roles across the media and creative sector. Where could your creativity take you?

TV and film

Behind the scenes with the crew of Raya and the Last Dragon
How do you get into film? Ask the expert Q&A
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How do you get into film? Ask the expert Q&A part two
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Making the Magic: Inside jobs in film
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What is it like to be a... TV presenter?
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Toby: director of photography
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Mona: media researcher at BBC
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Roisin: freelance music video director and stylist
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What is it like to be a... screenwriter?
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Riyadh: presenter and YouTuber
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Huw: Gardener and YouTube vlogger
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Isaac: filmmaker and vlogger
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Lisa: costume designer
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Annie: hair and makeup junior
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Amrita: prosthetic makeup artist

Performing arts: On stage and behind the scenes

BBC Young Composer: Composing the World Around You
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BBC Introducing: Jobs at music festivals and in the music industry
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What is it like to be... a singer-songwriter?
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What is it like to be... a spoken word artist?
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What is it like to be... an actor?
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Connor: dancer
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Rachel: dancer and choreographer
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Megan: drama facilitator
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Hosanna: technical theatre apprentice
Paddy: deputy master carpenter
Mathilda: production assistant
Sophie: wardrobe technician
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Miles: prop maker
Aisha: theatre usher
Peter: lighting technician
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Working at the BBC

Interested in a job at the BBC? Check out our Working at the BBC page to hear from people already here.