Voicebox: Want my job?
From radio presenters and journalists, to circus performers and festival producers, here we chat to industry professionals about their careers and get advice on how to follow in their footsteps.
21 September 2022
Interview with David Stenhouse, CEO of the John Schofield Trust
"Robust, accurate journalism needs to come from newsrooms which contain a range of experiences and perspectives."
13 September 2022
Want my job? with freelance creative producer, Hafsah Malik
We spoke to Hafsah Malik, who took her love for media studies, moved to Dubai and made a career for herself doing what she loves. Hafsah shares her inspirations, aspirations and offers some timeless advice for young people.
17 May 2022
In conversation with Mikail Chowdhury: writer, producer, director... and qualified lawyer!
We speak to Mikail Chowdhury, an Emmy-nominated filmmaker, on his latest short Aimee Victoria, the creative conundrums caused by Covid-19, and authentic representation in the film industry.
16 May 2022
Sandra Coffey: From classical singer to career journalist
From classical singing to the newsrooms, Sandra Coffey has had a varied career in the arts. I spoke to her about her experiences –including coverage of the Eurovision Song Contest!
24 November 2021
Interview with Aly Stoneman, poet and doctoral researcher of coastal erosion
We spoke to Aly Stoneman, climate change poet and doctoral researcher, about her journey into the creative industry and her unique exploration of coastal erosion.
8 November 2021
Want my job? with Jule Konrad, Echelon Talent Agency
We spoke to Jule Konrad, from Echelon Talent Agency about what she does day-to-day as a music booking agent, and how she ended up with the job.
18 October 2021
Want my job? with Imanja, music producer and co-founder of Black Music Movement
Originally working in gastronomy, Imanja has successfully pivoted to working in the music industry, wearing many hats and loving every minute of it.
11 October 2021
Want my job? With filmmaker Idriss Assoumanou
"Seeing it happen, come together and creating a story out of nothing with the limited resources, it’s like performing magic..."
4 October 2021
Want my job? with Wynter Prior, producer, mix engineer and founder of Sphynx Studios
Working within music can be hard, as the work often comes with a lack of stability. In this interview, Metal music producer Wynter Prior from Sphynx studios explains how he managed to build a career for himself in an incredibly competitive industry.
20 September 2021
Want my job? with murder mystery game designer Ronan Jennings
"Make stuff. Then show that stuff to people. Then make more stuff. It doesn’t matter what that stuff is: art, music, literature, games, just keep making it. It might be bad, but so what?"
6 September 2021
Want my job? With business analyst and author Jessie Perez
“Do your work with excellence, and be kind. There is a plan at hand that is greater than you know”.
23 August 2021
Want my job? with Content Editor Mary McGowan
Mary McGowan discusses her work as an editor for publishing departments within tech and law companies.
16 August 2021
Want my job? with Barber Institute of Fine Arts Deputy Director, Robert Wenley
We talked to Robert Wenley, Deputy Director at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts about his role, career path, and any advice he had for young people interested in careers in art.
9 August 2021
Want my job? with British Library Lead Curator, Manuscripts 1601-1850, Alexandra Ault
We talked to Alexandra Ault, Lead Curator of Manuscripts 1601-1850 at the British Library about her role, career path and any advice she had for young people interested in careers in art.
2 August 2021
Want my job? with radio host Emily Jarman
Emily Jarman recently joined Boogaloo Radio as the host of their weekly book show.
2 August 2021
Want my job? with Barber Institute of Fine Arts Assistant Curator, Helen Cobby
We talked to Helen Cobby, Assistant Curator at the Barber Institute of Fine Arts, about her role, career path and any advice she had for young people interested in careers in art.
26 July 2021
Want my job? with Activision Blizzard Artwork Coordinator Tamara Danquah
"I know the idea of working for the companies you loved as a child seems unattainable, but it’s not. "
19 July 2021
Want my job? With Dungeon Candy Clothing designer Evie Wolfe
“I was just making things I wanted to wear but couldn’t buy anywhere!”