Channel 4 News is looking for motivated, and engaged young people aged 16 – 21 to take part in a big diversity careers day on Thursday 16 October.

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All the main news broadcasters in the UK are holding an “Open Newsroom” event to encourage young people from diverse backgrounds to consider a career in television news.  The event is being organised by the Creative Diversity Network, which seeks to address the under-representation of BAME and other minorities within the television industry. 

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This is an all-day, interactive, event starting at 09:00 – 16 00.  You will get a behind-the-scenes look at a TV newsroom, get practical tips and advice on how to get into journalism, take part in workshops and mini-screen tests.   Lunch and refreshments provided.

 

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0900-0915:  Arrive and bring to the newsroom, overview of the day

 

0930-1000: Sit in the C4 news daily editorial meeting

 

1000-1100: “What we do” watch a shot film about what we do at C4 news, and hear from Jon Snow and Shaminder Nahal.  Tour of the newsroom

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1100-1200:  Workshop, 4 in total.  Productions skills, editing, eng camera, studio

 

1200-1300: Workshop, 4 in total.  Productions skills, editing, eng camera, studio

 

1300-1400: Networking lunch

 

1400-1430: Either continue with the networking lunch, or sit in the afternoon daily editorial meeting

 

1430-1530: Workshop, 4 in total.  Productions skills, editing, eng camera, studio

 

1530-1630: Workshop, 4 in total.  Productions skills, editing, eng camera, studio

 

1630: Wrap up the day

 

If you want to attend, then please email info@inspirationalyou.co.uk by Tuesday 7th October 2014