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TV, Radio & Music Industry: Tips for Applications

Media Production

Tips for Applying

How to get work in this sector

Useful Skills

Here are some of the qualities and skills that come up in a lot of job advertisements for this sector

  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work with a wide variety of people
  • Stamina and ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to solve problems and take initiative
  • Good research skills
  • Time management skills
  • Organisational skills
  • The ability to network

Develop Your Skills

Study Success at Sussex has lots of useful tips for improving your skills in areas that will help in this sector

CVs and Applications


Speculative Applications

In this sector, there can be many opportunities to find work through networking and applying speculatively

In many cases, however, this work may be unpaid


Keeping up with news about the sector can be a good way to show that you are enthusiastic about working in it