Nicole selected to work on BBC Sports personality of the Year

From Nicole Afford, level 3 LSM student:

BBC Education Partnership – SPOTY 2012: “….never pass up any opportunity in the media, as you never know where it is going to lead you….”

From Olympic heroes to sporting legends, the BBC Sports Personality of the Year was definitely one of the most amazing weekends! It all began with a trip down to Salford’s Media City UK where students were selected through a competition. Continue reading

Media City open event

From BBC Future Media: Media City Open Event, Salford. Tuesday, 11 December 2012 from 15:00 to 20:00. Book here.

The Future Media division is responsible for all of the BBC’s digital media services. We are actively recruiting for a wide variety of technical roles in Future Media. Representatives from BBC Recruitment and the Future Media Graduate scheme will be here to talk about the opportunities available.

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Trainee placement at BBC North Drama – but hurry!

From Helen McCarron, UoL Careers & Employability Advisor :

I know this is a tight turn around but there is a very exciting opportunity which has arisen with BBC DRAMA PRODUCTION NORTH on the 3 x 60 minute BBC THREE drama IN THE FLESH, a family drama looking at identity and discrimination but with a surprising genre twist. Deadline is Tuesday 2nd October at noon.

This is a fantastic chance to work out on location and oversee all aspects of a BBC drama production. The successful trainee will be based on set and main duties will include working alongside the assistant directors. Continue reading

Corrie to move to Salford Quays

Peel Media announced today that ITV is to move its Manchester-based operation, including Coronation Street, to MediaCityUK.

Britain’s longest-running soap will relocate to a new state-of-the art production facility to be built on the MediaCityUK site next to the Imperial War Museum North.  ITV staff, including the ITV Granada regional news team, will take up residence in offices on the Salford Quays side of the development in 2012.