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Radiocentre and BBC to host CA Masterclass

Radiocentre and BBC to host CA Masterclass

We are delighted to be featured on Radio Today in the run up to our CA Masterclass on Wednesday 16th January 2019. The article reports on the importance of working with young people to provide inspiration and opportunities in the creative sector. You can read it in full here.

Creative Access CEO included in 100 most influential for second year

Creative Access CEO included in 100 most influential for second year

We were proud to be recognised for our work within the publishing industry, placing over 250 interns, most of whom are still employed within the sector. Our CEO and co-founder Josie Dobrin was included the book trade’s 100 most influential people of 2018 by The Bookseller. She’s in great company with so many of our friends from partner […]

Slay in Your Lane Presents: Loud Black Girls, The Anthology

Slay in Your Lane Presents: Loud Black Girls, The Anthology

The Bookseller, trade publication for the book industry, reports that Bonnier Books UK imprint Lagom has signed an “important and timely” anthology from the authors of Slay In Your Lane, Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené.  As part of the publication of Loud Black Girls, The Anthology’ Bonnier Books is also offering a four-month editorial internship in collaboration with Creative Access. Read more about […]

Fund launched to support BAME internships in memory of Mo Siewcharran

Fund launched to support BAME internships in memory of Mo Siewcharran

A memorial fund supporting BAME internships in publishing and the theatre has been launched in memory of Mo Siewcharran, the former Nielsen Book director of marketing and communications who died suddenly in June 2017. The Fund – run in conjunction with Creative Access, will support four interns a year for an initial five years, with […]

Are BAME workers being penalised in the workplace?

Are BAME workers being penalised in the workplace?

This week the Resolution Foundation published a report which explores pay penalties among the UK’s ethnic minorities. The report shows that between 1996-97 and 2016-17 the employment rate among black and Pakistani/Bangladeshi men grew by over a quarter, while it doubled among Pakistani/Bangladeshi women. But in spite of this progress, large pay gaps remain. The average […]

National newspapers investing in BAME interns who can ‘reach communities that others have not been able to reach’

National newspapers investing in BAME interns who can ‘reach communities that others have not been able to reach’

National newspapers are now investing in BAME interns after realising the need to represent the communities they want to reach reports leading trade publication, the Press Gazette. Creative Access places around 30 to 40 young BAME journalists a year, working with organisations including the BBC, ITN, The Financial Times, The Telegraph and The Times. Co-founder and CEO of charity […]