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Experts from The Guardian discuss advertising and journalism in absorbing Masterclass

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 […]

Creating an effective virtual mentoring partnership

Creating an effective virtual mentoring partnership

Forming a relationship online or over the phone is not always straightforward, so how do you create an effective and fruitful virtual mentoring partnership? We’re so grateful for our team of brilliantly committed and encouraging mentors. We’d thought we’d share a collection of resources and guidance for both our mentors and mentees to help with […]

How to network virtually

How to network virtually

Like lots of things, networking has largely moved online. It might seem like a struggle connecting to people with the move to working remotely and few events to meet professionals in. But have no fear, we have a list of top ten tips on how to maximise your virtual networking skills and the chances of […]

Top tips for working from home

Top tips for working from home

In light of the current situation, many of us in the creative industries are working from home at the moment. While it might be tempting to stay in our pyjamas all day and replace our daily commute with a lie-in, successfully adapting to our new work environments takes a bit more adjusting to. We’ve got […]

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, and now the Editorial Director for Orion Books, Rhea Kurien, to ask her about her top tips for acing those interview questions… 1. Tell me a little […]

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 […]

It’s a hat trick for the National Theatre…

It’s a hat trick for the National Theatre…

Last night saw a group of over 100 Creative Access interns and alumni make their way to the Lyttleton Lounge at the fabulous National Theatre on the South Bank to get an insight into the world of theatre from some of the industry’s leading luminaries. The theme for the evening was career progression and transferable […]

Wise words on advertising from AMV BBDO & Primesight gurus…

Wise words on advertising from AMV BBDO & Primesight gurus…

Creative Access was lucky enough to be welcomed into the world of advertising for our latest masterclass hosted at the UK’s largest advertising agency, AMV BDDO. Our first two speakers, both Account Managers at AMV BDDO, Jean-Luc Gentilli and Vanessa Wise, both spoke of their experience coming into the advertising industry. The pair described their […]