Media Futures: Taking your first steps into the media industry
- Date: Tuesday 24 October 2023, 16:00 – 17:00
- Location: Chemistry West Block LT F (G.74)
- Cost: Free
Bridging the gap from graduate to employee. Podcaster and radio journalist David Spencer highlights jobs and placement opportunities via @themediamentor on X.
Podcaster and radio journalist David Spencer highlights jobs and placement opportunities via @themediamentor on X. He will be walking you through what you need to say on your CV and applications to highlight your skills and experience as clearly and dynamically as possible- and avoid the generic platitudes that litter many job applications!
David Spencer has worked in radio and podcasting since the early 90s, having developed a passion for audio at an early age, doing radio shows for an audience of one in his bedroom! After working as a presenter and journalist in commercial radio for ten years, David became a senior journalist with Sky News Radio, as well as working at Smooth Radio, Classic Gold and BFBS.
Since 2012, David has been a lecturer at the University of Westminster, working in radio and journalism courses, including leading modules on speech radio and commercial music radio. As Head of News for Wireless Group from 2017, David helped launch Times Radio and was the creator of several international podcasts, including the talkSPORT Hit. His most recent project has been helping Reuters create its first consumer-facing podcast, Reuters World News.
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