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So What Does a TV Production Secretary Do?

By in April 13, 2012

So what does the role of Production Secretary in TV entail? It can be a useful point of entry into the media for an organised person. It is a common route into Production Coordinator and then upwards to Production Management but even if that is not the career route you are aiming for it’s an invaluable insight in to how a production is […]

How to Find a Good Story – & Get It on TV

By in February 22, 2012

Good television is all about finding – and telling – good stories. Apart from understanding the art of making video you also need to develop good writing skills for many jobs in television. Our last post focused on excellent advice from an experienced  TV screenwriter but what about the factual entertainment side of TV production?  Many factual and multi-item TV programmes eat […]

The Real Life of a Showbiz Agent – Can You Take the Truth?

By in January 19, 2012

If you want to get work on screen in TV as a presenter, host or TV expert then you are no doubt wishing you could find a good agent. Today’s post is written by TV agent, Jon Roseman, who has represented the likes of Kate Garraway, Natasha Kaplinsky and Fern Britton. Getting an agent is […]

How to Kick Start a Creative New Year

By in January 4, 2012

Buy a book to kick start a creative new Year! Don’t worry – this isn’t turning into a book review site (tempting though that idea is) but a book can change your life and we want this to be a life-changing year, don’t we? It was a book that made me launch this website. People […]

Training Available for TV Management Coaching.

By in October 5, 2011

There is money around to help fund training and coaching for those working, and managing teams, in television! Why not go see if you can get some of it?! Skillset – which supports skills and training for people and businesses in creative industries such as television – subsidises various training courses and provides bursaries for individuals to reduce […]

So You Want to be a Television Camera Operator? Part 3 The Female Angle

By in August 8, 2011

So what does a television camera operator do and how do you get to become one? It is still quite a male-dominated area of television – mainly because lugging cameras around can be back-breaking (and I meant that literally – I know several cameraman with bad backs as a result of their work but they started work in the days before Health […]