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Creative Access & Penguin Random House re-open publishing mentoring programme

Applications now open for mentoring programme for those seeking career advancement in publishing Programme follows Penguin Random House’s commitment to better support emerging creative talent from under-represented communities as part of its accelerated inclusivity action plan Creative Access and Penguin Random House have re-opened applications for their new mentoring programme which will see senior leaders […]

Creative Access partners with Sky to launch placements for under-represented groups

Applications are open for our placements at Sky. These opportunities are available to people from groups that are under-represented in the creative industries in terms of ethnicity, disability, or socio-economic background. Creative Access has partnered with Sky, Europe’s largest media and entertainment company, to provide placements in the media industry for people who are from […]

Experts from The Guardian discuss advertising and journalism in absorbing Masterclass

Four creative professionals working for The Guardian across advertising and journalism shared their career journeys with the Creative Access community in a wide-ranging Masterclass chaired by Creative Access alumna Jacqueline Otagburuagu. Adam Foley, Director of Advertising, UK, spoke about his journey from a small town in Devon to The Guardian, via a range of roles […]

Media Coverage

Sky and Creative Access launch TV placements for under-represented groups

Advanced Television were amongst the publications to cover the launch of our partnership with Sky through which 18 people from under-represented groups will be placed at Europe’s largest media and entertainment company. The article can be seen here. The story also ran on other websites including Televisual, World Screen, Broadcast, Deadline, TBI, and CSI Magazine. […]

Creative Access alumni share their career journeys with Prospects

Creative Access is supporting Prospects to increase the diversity of the career case studies on their website. Prospects are experts in graduate careers, and the information, advice, and opportunities that they provide help guides students and graduates towards bright futures. Creative Access alumni are highly regarded in the creative industries, so we’ve connected with Prospects […]

ITV staffers to mentor new entrants through Creative Access partnership

Televisual has covered Creative Access’ new mentorship programme with ITV, who are partnering with us to pair 150 of their staff with emerging talent from under-represented communities. Run virtually, the scheme will partner individuals with staff from all areas of the business including development and production, design, digital, technology, legal, finance and HR. The programme […]

Blog

How I’m overcoming Imposter Syndrome

I (Larah Yearwood) was hired by Creative Access in October 2020 and I have been dealing with Imposter Syndrome throughout my employment. Here, I share my experience and some tips to help others navigate through the same issue. Imposter Syndrome is something a lot of people struggle with. It is the internal belief that you […]

Our 2020 wrapped

This has been an exceptionally difficult year for so many, and now more than ever we know that we need to help under-represented communities enter and thrive within the creative industries.  Have a read through to discover just some of the highlights Creative Access has to report from 2020! Our Campaigns Earlier this year we […]

My path to being an advertising ‘creative’ – by Rohit Tharakan

“Being a creative has its ups and downs, but, it can be a really exciting career. It allows you to really push, pull, and stretch your imagination as far as it can go.” Rohit’s dream was to work in advertising and with a bit of help from Creative Access, that dream became a reality… I […]