Monday, 4 November 2013

Want a Successful Creative Career? - The MYOB Show

On The MYOB Show this week we discover the 10 top tips for success in the TV, entertainment and media industries.

A creative career is as hard to succeed in as ever, so today’s show is a must listen for all media, drama, radio and film students plus all other new comers to the business.

Who’s on the show?

Presenter: Dom O'Neill – 

MA and BA (Hon) Radio and media graduate with an 10 years experience working freelance in the UK broadcast industry is joined by…

Guest: Nicki Nightingale - 

Nick has been prompting for 21years in corporate events, conferences and broadcast TV. Nicki worked exclusively on Live Events and Live Television for the first 3 years of her career and admits, “it was the best training ground anyone could have wished for”.

Guest: Rob Roy Collins -  

A former junior national pole vault champion, Rob started out as a street performer back in 1999. Rob combines comedy, escapology and acrobatics live on stage and in the street. Rob has entertained audiences around the world - including Europe, Japan, Australia and New Zealand - appearing on TV, radio and at festivals.

Producer: Alistair Goodier - 

Radio presenter and MA student studying Radio Production and Management at the University of Sunderland.

Why listen?

On the show our expert guests will discuss why the 10 top tips below really can accelerate your career and help it be the success you want it to be.

Top 10 Freelancer Tips:

1. Don’t work for free (if you don’t have to)

2. Be patient

3. Build up your banter

4. It helps to be a team player

5. Find something you enjoy

6. You need confidence

7. Be organised

8. Always give it a go

9. You need realistic initial goals

10. And be contact-able

Want to know what you need to know before you start on the road to a career in the media, entertainment and TV business? Want to start your careers as quickly and as smoothly as possible?

The you need to listen to this weeks 
The MYOB Show!

I hope this info helps.

Want to know more?

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If you have a story we should be talking about please do get in touch at [email protected] or via Twitter.

Take care,

Dom O'Neill

What is The MYOB Show?

The Mind Your Own Business Show (MYOB Show) is here to help you live the dream! We are the most honest and realistic show dedicated to giving you all the info you need to succeed in your career in the arts, media and creative industries. MYOB Show is on the radio & online as an on-demand radio programme or Podcast. The show is full of useful tips, discussions and information to help folk like yourself adjust to life after the 9-5.


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