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Navigating unconscious bias in the creative industry as a mixed-race woman

Navigating unconscious bias in the creative industry as a mixed-race woman

Sophia began her career as a Creative Access intern working as a Development Researcher for an independent TV production company in Manchester and is now on the Creative Access Advisory Board. Over the last five years, Sophia has been developing her portfolio in the factual documentary space and currently works as an Assistant Producer for […]

How to be a good ally

How to be a good ally

Isabella Silvers, Associate Editor at Hearst Magazines UK, and former Creative Access intern, shares her nine tips for being a good ally. In these traumatic times, many non-Black people are asking what can be done to support fight systemic racism so we are grateful to Isabella for sharing her thoughts: DO NOT share videos of black […]

Improving understanding of racial justice – educational resources

Improving understanding of racial justice – educational resources

Creative Access joins those across the globe in speaking out in solidarity and to condemn the brutal murder of George Floyd and the many others who have died tragically because of State aggression. We’ve collated a list of resources for those for those wanting to improve their understanding of racial justice. It includes a collection […]

Why cooking is the best way to relax in lockdown

Why cooking is the best way to relax in lockdown

We caught up with Mareyah Bhatti, our intern with Forum for the Future, who talked to us all about her food blog Carbon Foodprints and how sustainable cooking has been keeping her sane during lockdown.  Graduating with a Geography degree means I have a well-established passion for the environment, and it’s something I wanted to integrate […]

Freelance television’s diversity problem

Freelance television’s diversity problem

We caught up with former Creative Access intern Dean Webster, who spoke about the need for greater accountability when it comes diversity in the freelance television workforce… I started my career in television seven years ago as a Creative Access & PACT Diversity intern, where I was given a fully paid placement at Shine and […]

COVID-19: Resources and funding support

COVID-19: Resources and funding support

Helpful resources and further support for those affected by the Coronavirus crisis The Creative Access team are now working remotely and doing our best to ensure our Community is well supported to manage the challenges that the global situation presents. We appreciate that these are challenging times for everyone, and especially conscious that interns, trainees […]

Interview advice from a publishing guru

Interview advice from a publishing guru

Have a publishing interview coming up but have no clue what to expect? We caught up with our former Harlequin UK intern – turned Head of Zeus Commissioning Editor, Rhea Kurien, to ask her about her top tips for acing those interview questions… 1. Tell me a little about yourself and your experience to date. They ask this […]

Brighton Publishing Masterclass announced for 4th February 2020

Brighton Publishing Masterclass announced for 4th February 2020

Love books but not sure how to make a career out of it? If the answer is yes then you’re in luck! Sign up for an evening of inspiration, information and networking with the Publishers Association and leading industry professionals to learn all about how you can turn your passion for reading into a lifelong career… Our next […]