Word by Sian Hodkin,
Are you a budding Journalist? Are you passionate about Animation or Games Design? Then make sure you come along to Pathways: Creative Media Industry Day in the Cantor building on Wednesday 18th March, from 10am to 4pm.
On the day you have the chance to hear talks from a collection of professionals thriving in their sector, from Brian Baglow of Hollow Earth Industries, Donald Fogarty from Future Rising, Neil Thompson – the Editor of Good Morning Britain and if photography is your craft, Louise Clements, International Artistic Director will be discussing her career and the FORMAT International Photography Festival.
These talks are bound to be fully booked on the day so it would be best to book on Careers Central beforehand.
There’s also a chance to attend specialist workshops, including Getting Your Foot in the Door, Going Freelance, Making the Most of Your Work Experience Opportunity, and Industry Networking Using Social Media. All of these are dedicated to helping students start their career in the Media sector, we all know it’s an extremely competitive field so these workshops will be valuable!
Even if you have never thought about working in the media industry then it’s worth visiting. The term ‘media’ can spread across everything from working in Radio to Communications Assistants for businesses or the public sector. It’s a part of everyone’s day to day life and we don’t realise how many forms it takes.
There will also be opportunities to talk to over 30 businesses in the creative media industry. Prolific businesses such as BBC Radio 5 Live, Creative England, Sumo Digital, HR Media, Screen Yorkshire and the Children’s Media Conference and many more! Giving you plenty of chances to suit up and get your networking head on!
Want to know the best part? This event is completely FREE.
For more information follow the link or pop in to the Careers and Employability Centre beforehand who will be able to help!
*Featured photos: Flickr and Wikipedia