Tag: Industry Insights
29 March, 2023
On-Demand With Rufus Radcliffe, Managing Director – Streaming, Interactive & Data | On Demand
Monday 27th March KS4-5 / S4-6 Rufus Radcliffe has worked in the TV industry for many years and has been at the forefront of its development, particularly when looking at On Demand services. His responsibilities include all of ITV’s direct-to-consumer activities, including interactive, gaming, live events, merchandise, and all of ITV’s digital products including ITV Hub and ITV Hub+. In this broadcast, we hear about his career and how the industry has changed over the years.
22 March, 2023
Women in The Automotive Industry With Paula Cooper, Director, Consumer One, Toyota GB
Tuesday 21st March KS4-5 / S4-6 In this broadcast, Paula talks about Women In The Automotive Industry with the hope to encourage all students to consider a career in this industry and to aim high. Paula has a keen interest in supporting the development of people and participates as a mentor or coach in a number of Toyota (GB) programmes.
21 March, 2023
Matt Griffiths, CEO, The National Foundation for Youth Music
Friday 17th March KS3-5 / S1-6 Matt Griffiths is the CEO of Youth Music, a charity investing in music-making projects for young people experiencing challenges. Matt originally trained as a percussionist and was a professional musician and music educator. This work included leading workshops and projects in prisons, young offender institutions, and more. In this session, we hear about how music careers and passion for music can create a vibrant successful, and fulling career and how you don’t have to just be a musician.
14 March, 2023
My Careers as a Scientist With Professor Nessa Carey, Scientist (academic and industrial) and Author
Monday 6th March KS3-5 / S1-6 Nessa’s path has been varied, showing that scientific expertise can find multiple outlets and opportunities. she left university where she was studying veterinary medicine and became a forensic scientist. Then studied a PhD before beginning a career in the industry. Watch this broadcast with Nessa and find out what it’s like to be a Scientist out of education and get a chance to as her any questions you may have about the industry.
My Career as a Lawyer With Kathleen Harris, Partner, Arnold & Porter
Tuesday 7th March KS3-5 / S1-6 Kathleen answers questions about being a lawyer in this broadcast, she is co-chair of the firm’s Anti-Corruption practice where she represents companies and individuals in a wide range of industries. She is recognised internationally as a leader in her practice area. In The Legal 500 she is recognised as having a very keen intellect and is an accomplished litigator with extensive knowledge of and experience in matters involving internal and external investigations and prosecutions.
My Career in the NHS (NHS75) With Danny Mortimer CEO, NHS Employers
Monday 6th March KS3-5 / S1-6 Danny is the CEO of NHS Employers, which is the voice of employers across the NHS and leads work relating to pay and conditions as well as employment and development on behalf of the NHS. Danny gave insight into all the different unexpected careers that are available in the NHS and talks about his experience working for the NHS. Watch this broadcast and hear about careers in the NHS.
3 March, 2023
Celebrate World Book Day With Kit de Waal, Author
Thursday 2nd March KS3-5 / S1-6 In this World Book Day broadcast, we heard from Author Kit de Waal who was born in Birmingham to an Irish mother, who was a childminder and foster carer, and a Caribbean father. Her writing has received numerous awards including the Bridport Flash Fiction Prize 2014 and 2015 and the SI Leeds Literary Reader’s Choice Prize 2014 and the Kerry Group Irish Novel of the Year. MY NAME IS LEON, her first novel was published in 2016 and shortlisted for the Costa Book Award.
A Career In Pop Culture With Dr. Jennifer Otter Bickerdike, MTN, Celebrity and Fandom Culture, Podcast host of Rock and Roll Confidential
Wednesday 1st March KS4-5 / S4-6 In this broadcast, we were joined by Dr. Jennifer Otter Bickerdike, a critically acclaimed author who also has over 30 years of music business expertise working with many artists like Eminem, Gwen Stefani, and U2. She is an expert commentator in over 30 pop culture-focused documentaries, with frequent TV and radio appearances, and is the creator and host of the Rock N Roll Confidential podcast. In the broadcast, we looked at her unique career in the music industry and found out what it took to make her dreams into reality.
27 February, 2023
Women in Leadership with Christine Hodgson, Chair Severn Trent
Monday 20th February KS4-5 / S4-6 Hear from Christine Hodgson as she talks about her career and what it’s like to be a woman in leadership and more.
9 February, 2023
From Acting to Podcasting With Luke Franks, Author, Actor and Podcast Host
Thursday 2nd February KS4-5 / S4-6 Have you ever wanted to start a podcast or become a TV Presenter? Thursday 19th January TV presenter, podcast host and content creator, Luke Franks joined us for an interview where he talked about the future of the internet and what he is excited about, such as Meta and VR.