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ScreenSkills and Creative Access collaborate on mentoring scheme

ScreenSkills and Creative Access collaborate on mentoring scheme

ScreenSkills is collaborating with Creative Access to offer mentoring support to those ‘Starting Out in the Screen Industry’. Supported by National Lottery funds awarded by the BFI as part of the Future Film Skills programme being delivered by ScreenSkills, the collaboration is targeted at helping build a more inclusive behind-the-camera workforce and addressing skills gaps and […]

‘The Impact of Coronavirus on Grad Schemes’ – Creative Access report featured in article from Creative Review

‘The Impact of Coronavirus on Grad Schemes’ – Creative Access report featured in article from Creative Review

The jobs market for new graduates is tough in general at the moment, but is even more challenging for BIPOC graduates, Leonie Annor-Owiredu reports, highlighting Creative Access’ coronavirus report, which revealed that “since the crisis, 85% of current trainees say they are either not being kept on after their internship or are unsure if they […]

Creative Access CEO featured in an article from African Arguments

Creative Access CEO featured in an article from African Arguments

In an article from African Arguments, Emmanuel Freudenthal discusses the whiteness of newsrooms working on stories on Africa, quoting Creative Access CEO Josie Dobrin on the issue of the lack of data to help identify where journalism’s diversity problem lies; “If you don’t have that data then you can’t address [the issue].” The full article […]

Creative Access alumni speak to Press Gazette about lack of diversity in journalism industry

Creative Access alumni speak to Press Gazette about lack of diversity in journalism industry

In a new article from Press Gazette, three Creative Access alumni spoke about the “shocking” lack of diversity in UK newsrooms, and how it makes young journalists of colour feel “disenfranchised” and “alienated”. The article features Khaleda Rahman of Newsweek (who did her Creative Access internship with Newsquest), Helena Wadia of the Evening Standard (who […]

Creative Access Alumni featured by Prospects

Creative Access Alumni featured by Prospects

Graduate careers company Prospects has featured two Creative Access alumni, Sophia Slater and Ayodele Ogunshakin, as case studies on their website. They discuss how Creative Access supported them in entering the TV industry and how to get into television production. You can read Sophia’s case study here, and Ayodele’s here.