TV, radio and film

If you are interested in TV, radio and film, there is a range of jobs from those on screen to those behind the scenes. Directing/production, research, editing, wardrobe, choreographers to more technical roles like sound engineering

Getting in and getting experience

In television and film many people start as a production runner, where you may be asked to help by doing anything from making the tea to co-ordinating extras. It's a great way to get known and make contacts, but even to get this job you need some kind of experience on your CV to demonstrate motivation and enthusiasm.

Technical Careers in the Media: The BBC recruit engineers annually (usually in the autumn) to carry out research & development (R&D) on all aspects of digital, television and radio, and the application of enhanced techniques and computer systems for studio production. The BBC R&D web pages have more information about technology careers in broadcasting and the media. Positions are available for industrial placements and graduate trainee technologists:

As with most media related roles try to get experience while at university; making short films, drama productions and by getting involved in student or community media.