If you’ve got your first job in the creative industry, it can be hard to know what to do next. Should you try to move up, and if so, to what position? Do you grow and develop in the same company or move on somewhere else? If these are questions you’ve ever pondered, what better way to get answers than hearing from those in the same position?
With panellists Emily Steer (Editor of Elephant Magazine), Bhavesh Jadva (Development Researcher at Open Mike Productions), and our own Saskia Calliste (Author & Deputy Editor of Voice Magazine), they’ll discuss their experiences in the industry, maximising your skillset, and answer any questions you may have on taking that next step.
This panel will take place live over Zoom at 18:00 on 28 September. Tickets are free, but you will need to sign up via our Tito event page here.
Come armed and ready with questions and leave feeling more confident about what next steps you should be taking in your creative career!
The panel will be chaired by Voice’s Editor-in-Chief, Tom Inniss.
Meet the panel
Emily Steer is the Editor of Elephant Magazine. Starting out as an Online Editor in 2015, Emily rose through the ranks and, in two short years, was promoted to the position she is in today. A UAL graduate, Emily has bylines in the Telegraph, Grazia, Munchies, i-D and Marie Claire, to name a few. Writing for both online and in print for the culture, food and lifestyle sectors, Emily primarily published reviews for art and restaurant openings, features on new food trends and interviews with industry leaders.
Bhavesh Jadva is a Development Researcher at Open Mike Productions, a TV production company based in London. With shows like The Last Leg and Live At The Apollo on their roster, Bhavesh has worked with the company for the last two years, securing a commission in a new, upcoming Channel 4 comedy travelogue. Having worked on productions for ITV and Channel 4, Bhavesh has found his place in development with Open Mike creating pitch materials, scouting comedy talent and pitching to broadcasters and streamers.
Saskia Calliste is the Deputy Editor of Voice and has worked on campaigns such as International Women’s Day, Black History Month, and Anti-Bullying Week. Outside of Voice, Saskia is a published author (Hairvolution) and has guest featured in various other publications (The Women Writers’ Handbook/ Cosmopolitan/ The Highlight). She has a BA in Creative Writing and Journalism and an MA in Publishing. She is a mentor for Women of the World Global, has guest lectured at the University of Roehampton and has led seminars/panel talks on Race, Equality and Diversity. She was a 2022 Guest Judge for Dave (TV Channel) in search of the 'Joke of the Fringe'.