We’re delighted to announce that Media Parents is partnering with the CDN, Channel 4, Warner Brothers, All3Media, Endemol Shine UK and other indies for a fourth year running to support parents getting back into TV via the Media Parents Back to Work Scheme. The scheme has a 100% success rate in returning experienced TV professionals to the industry, and applications are open until July 31st, see www.mediaparents.co.uk for details.
Media Parents (a social enterprise set up to promote flexible working and help working parents balance the demands of media and childcare) is running a mentoring scheme to help parents and carers back in to the TV industry following a career break. Successful applicants will be awarded sponsored places at the Edinburgh International TV Festival and returned to the TV workplace via mentoring and networking.
Channel 4’s Deputy Chief Creative Officer Ralph Lee, a mentor on the Media Parents Back to Work scheme says “A lot of talented people in our industry face challenges managing the development of their careers and their roles as parents. It’s great that Media Parents Back to Work helps people return resume their careers and supports them in achieving a work life balance in a demanding work environment.”