Careers and Employability Service
Services for current students

Media and broadcasting

If you are interested in pursuing a career in media and broadcasting, work experience whether paid or unpaid is very useful and in many cases essential.

Post graduate pre-entry courses and graduate training schemes are popular routes into these sectors.

Click on each career below for links to publications and websites that provide further information on each career area. 

Your next steps

Watch our video on portfolio interviews (Winning Moves)




Television and film

Blog: So, you want to break into the television industry?

Webinar - Award-winning underwater cinematographer and Blue Planet II cameraman Roger Munns (Mathematics, 1996) took us beneath the surface as he revealed what it’s like to work beneath the waves. He briefly also talks about how he got in this career area and the qualities that you need to demonstrate to build your career path.


Resources for all above careers


Recruitment agencies

In this sector it is often the case that specialist agencies handle vacancies for employers and you may have to use them to identify relevant opportunities. During our work with students who are job hunting in this sector, we have found the following sample to be useful: 

This list is not exhaustive and you can search for other agencies operating in this field by using the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC)  website.


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