Both our guests on this week’s episode studied creative degrees at university, before pursuing creative careers with media companies based in London.
Alicia Myers is currently the Insight Executive for BBC Worldwide. Alicia’s role involves leading a research team in a creative way; turning figures and facts into stories, to help BBC Worldwide sell their programmes worldwide.
But when we chatted a few weeks ago, she was about to enter her final week in the same role at Time Inc. UK, the magazine publisher behind InStyle, NME, Wallpaper, What’s On TV, and a handful of other well-loved magazines.
Alicia shares with us how she finds creativity, how to develop a thick skin, and why PR and research roles can be ideal if you love storytelling.
Ganesh Rao is an Output Producer with Sky News, having recently joined their team in early October. With a solid passion in hard news journalism, Ganesh moved from Suddan, India to study journalism in the UK, and didn’t stop until he found a place in the industry.
On Episode 23 – London Bound, You can hear from Ganesh about how industry experience helped him on the way, and what made the young graduate stand out at the interview with Sky News.
And until next time,
Stay productive, stay awesome!