RTS Midlands Careers Fair - Working in News- is it the toughest gig in TV?

Trustworthy and accurate news bulletins are now more important than ever before. How do news teams react to breaking news? How have they coped during the Covid-19 pandemic? Our super talented panel of editorial and technical experts from the BBC and ITV will tell their stories. They’ll also offer advice on how best to get your foot in the newsroom door.


HOST: NESTA McGREGOR - BBC Senior Sports Journalist

RTS Midlands Careers Fair - Ask Us Anything

Our panellists have worked on all the top shows including - The X Factor, The Voice, Gogglebox, Next Top Model, Britain’s Got Talent, Dancing on Ice, Made in Chelsea, Georgie Shore, Michael McIntyre’s Big Show, Celebrity Apprentice and other Shiny Floor and Reality formats and all the entertainment shows you can think of.  They have worked as Talent Producer, Field Producer, Producer/Director, Story Producer, Edit Producer, Celeb Producer  – jobs you never knew existed.   Their knowledge and experience are immense and they are ready to share it all with you.  Make sure you watch so

RTS Midlands Careers Fair - How to make a brilliant podcast

This awe inspiring panel make two of the biggest podcasts on the planet! Join Nikki Tapper as she talks to Poppy Jay and Rubina Pabani from Brown Girls Do It Too and Chris Stark and George Cottam (Series Producer) from The Peter Crouch Podcast.


Poppy Jay, Presenter, Brown Girls Do It Too  

Rubina Pabani, Brown Girls Do It Too  

Chris Stark, Presenter, The Peter Crouch Podcast

Emerging out of Lockdown and Beyond

Three industry professionals from Factual TV discuss their experiences of TV production during  lockdown and explore how the pandemic may shape the TV landscape in the immediate future and beyond. 

Lindsay Bradbury, Commissioning Editor, BBC Daytime and Early Peak, Sarah Eglin, Executive Producer at Optomen TV and Sabrina Ferro, Production Executive, will be chatting with Perjeet Aujla, Series Producer about some of the practical aspects of production in lock down, including safety, budgets and home working.