Aimed at 16-24 year olds who are interested in working in the broadcasting industry, at places like the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky, the fair will feature people who have experience working on some of the country’s biggest shows including Britain’s Got Talent, The X Factor and The Great British Bake Off. Massive youth brands such as Radio 1 and BBC Three will be in attendance; plus the BBC’s training arm - the Academy and locally made BBC One daytime drama Doctors and BBC WM. More names are being added to the line up every day.
“We’re proud to be bringing the best in the business to Birmingham for this brand new event. There’ll be tips, tricks and practical advice on how to get to jobs in TV and radio and we want to give people who think they could never get a job in broadcasting the confidence and knowledge to give it a go,” said Caren Davies, Chair, RTS Midlands.
Alongside Q&A panel sessions with production teams and talent from the biggest shows and brands, there will be practical workshops on filming and technology; the chance to have a go at presenting; CV advice; the opportunity to learn about the different jobs and training schemes that are available and to network with the most influential creatives in the business.