Runner to Researcher

Runner to Researcher

Monday, 3 June, 2024
1pm - 2pm

Location

RTS Zoom Online
United Kingdom
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One of the hardest parts of starting your TV career is the jump from Runner to Researcher.

Many young people secure an entry level runner role, but many drop out before making the next step to the Researcher position.

What are the hacks needed to be spotted and earmarked for promotion to the next step?

What are the soft skills and hard skills at runner role that guarantee that Producers want you to stay on their teams?

How has the role of runner and researcher changed over the years?

Which skills do you need to level up on in 2024 - the year A.I will do basic runner tasks like transcribing and spreadsheet analysis.

Panelists

  • Chaired by Jasmine Dotiwala- Freelance Executive Producer, Trainer, Inclusion Leader, Reporter (Netflix, Media Trust, Princers Trust, ITN)
  • Anu Bains- Freelance TV Producer/Casting Producer (Fremantle, Nutopia, Banijay, BBC Studios, Lifted at ITV)
  • Paula Namiro- Researcher at Whisper TV
  • Leian Darell- Executive Assistant/PMA at BBC Studios
  • Darnell Allman Smith- Freelance Runner

This is a free RTS virtual event taking place on Zoom.

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One of the hardest parts of starting your TV career is the jump from Runner to Researcher.