CAREERS IN... Journalism and Radio

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Careers Info Jobs & Work Experience Volunteering Employer Directories Related Media & Docs

Careers info

Prospects – Graduate Careers Website – find graduate jobs and postgraduate courses.

Explore types of jobs – Information on career sectors, occupations and graduate programmes.
Explore job sectors – Refer to ‘Media and Publishing’.

Creative Skillset – Contains useful career information for working in different creative sectors, including a detailed section on Radio.

The Radio Academy – The Radio Academy is a registered charity dedicated to the encouragement, recognition and promotion of excellence in UK radio broadcasting and audio production. Has a detailed careers / ‘Knowledge Bank’ section.

Student Radio Association – A representative body which supports and acts on behalf of the UK student radio community.

The National Council for the Training of Journalists – The National Council for the Training of Journalists delivers a journalism training scheme in the UK. Their website includes information on accredited courses as well as a detailed careers section.

Broadcast Journalism Training Council – Accreditation and guidelines for university and college courses in broadcast journalism, and information for students.

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Jobs and Work Experience

Register for Unilife Connect  - Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs and careers events Log in to Unilife Connect – Access graduate job vacancies, work experience, part-time jobs, careers events and set up job alerts from your chosen sector.

Graduate ProspectsS – Search graduate jobs

BBC Production Talent Pool – One of the main entry routes into production based roles across TV, Radio and Online at the BBC.

Hospital Broadcasting Association – Promoting & supporting Hospital broadcasting in the UK. – Job opportunities, training information, and Freelancer opportunities.

The Media Network – The Media Network is a London media and editorial recruitment agency specialising in UK journalism and editorial jobs for magazine publishers, online media and publishing agencies.

Media Jobs London – This is a Twitter feed for Media jobs in London. Very Useful (if you want work in London).

Campaign Jobs – Jobs board for Media Sales and Publishing professionals.

Radio Talent – Voiceovers and radio jobs.

BBC Careers – Opportunities at the BBC.

grapevinejobs – Source for jobs in entertainment and media, targeted at industry professionals in the broadcast, media and entertainment sectors.

Mslexia – Mslexia, a magazine for women who write: inspiration for creative writers and advice on poetry, fiction, journalism, short stories, children’s writing and more.

Hold the Front Page – UK regional journalism news and jobs.

Jobs4Journalists – Journalism job opportunities.

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Wales Council for Voluntary Action – The WCVA offer a number of project based internship opportunities – including many photography and film based projects.

For general volunteering opportunities visit the Volunteering section of the Careers Website.

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Employer Directories

Media UK – Websites, addresses, telephone numbers, email and more for all areas of the online media.

Radio Now – Radio stations directory.

Radio Centre – The trade body for commercial radio companies in the United Kingdom.

Arts Hub – Jobs, careers and news for the arts and creative industries.

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Related media and docs

AGCAS Video – Journey to Work- Journalism

Guardian Careers Talk Podcast – New roles in journalism and how to get them.

Guardian Careers Talk Podcast – Working for Radio.

AGCAS Industry Insight – Creative Arts and Culture – Includes information on roles, entry and progression, typical employers and trends.

AGCAS Industry Insight – Media – Includes information on roles, entry and progression, typical employers and trends.

AGCAS Industry Insight – Publishing – Includes information on roles, entry and progression, typical employers and trends.

Arts, creative arts and humanities – 'What do graduates do?’ presents information on the employment of recent graduates.

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