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BBC media training for BAME experts in Manchester/North

08 Jan 2015

The BBC Academy is organising a day of free introductions to the world of broadcasting in Salford on Thursday, the 26th of February to encourage more BAME experts to put themselves forward as experts for the media - and help increase the number of BAME experts on TV

The BAME Talent Days will offer a range of practical media experiences including sessions on camera and in a radio studio as well as master classes and the opportunity to meet and network with experienced programme makers and industry leaders. Watch the video of the BAME day in London:

Applications are open for the BAME Talent Day in Salford, which is looking for BAME experts in Manchester and the North of England with recognised expertise/qualification/experience in the following subject areas:

  • History - academics, custodians, auctioneers, museum curators, etc
  • Science - all areas
  • Health - medically qualified
  • Sport - coaches, players, commentators
  • Business, Economics and Consumer Finance - experts who can demystify the world of business, from global finance to kitchen table start-ups; consumer finance specialists who can talk knowledgeably about everything from mortgages to pay day lenders, etc
  • Visual Arts: painting, ceramics, sculpture, design, print, photography, film making
  • Performing Arts: theatre, film, music
  • Literature
  • Children's Broadcasting - specialists in history, science, coding, zoology, agriculture, medicine or technology who can communicate these subjects to a young audience

The closing date for Salford applications is 11.59pm on Thursday, 29 January 2015.

Further information

For more information - and details of where to send the application - visit: