Accessibility Menu

Text size:

Success for Life partnership programme

Endemol has partnered with a charity called Arrival Education for the last five years. The students we work with participate in Arrival Education?s four year talent development programme, Success for Life. This programme is designed to assist young people from challenging backgrounds to become successful, happy and fulfilled adults; capable of producing exceptional results, whilst also being thoughtful, emotionally intelligent,…

Turner For All

Turner Broadcasting owes its success to the fact that its channels appeal to every section of society and part of the way that they have achieved this is by deliberately having staff as diverse as their audiences. The campaign to achieve this is called ?Turner For All?, and this runs throughout the organisation behind channels from CNN to Cartoon Network….

Work placements

A diverse news team that includes journalists of all ages, backgrounds, and cultures, means our programmes are more likely to be relevant to the widest possible range of viewers. Hamza Mohamed, 20, has set his sights high and aspires to a career in sports journalism. During his placement with ITV News last year, Hamza spent time with the Business Bureau…

Youngers: finding new talent

With a diverse cast, both on and off screen, E4?s Youngers is a witty and original comedy drama set in South East London that follows a group of friends trying to negotiate their way through teenage life in a world that is more about swagger than straight As. With the backdrop of the UK urban music scene, Youngers is written…

CNN Job Shadow Scheme

Earlier this year the leading international news brand CNN launched a quarterly Job Shadow scheme for disabled and BAME people to spend a week experiencing every area of its Londonnewsroom and this has proved to be extremely popular and useful. CNN has a long-running and very popular internship scheme which takes on graduates for three months but because it is…

TV gets serious about diversity

The UK independent television sector is making an even greater commitment to diversity on and off the screen with new companies signing up to a ground-breaking training scheme. The Indie Diversity Scheme was launched in January 2013. Supported by Creative Access, it aims to connect independent production companies with people from under-represented groups. Companies offer a paid six-month internship, giving…

Expert Women

Expert Women is a BBC initiative to help address the under-representation of female contributors on air and right across the industry. Expert Women offers training to women who are established specialists in their field, and who have a desire to become specialist contributors and presenters. The one-day course teaches participants how to: Present and project themselves; Bring their subject to…