Creativity Works: Podcasting

Applications now open for free 6-week training programme for young Londoners (04 July - 05 August 2022)

Power up your podcast skills, build your network and get job-ready in one of the fastest-growing media industries out there.

About Creativity Works Podcasting

Creativity Works: Podcasting is a full-time six-week blended, immersive training programme taking place between Mon 04 July 2022 - Fri 05 August 2022.

Over six weeks you’ll learn everything you need to know about production, from storytelling to editing & presenting to growing a following and how to keep putting out exceptional content.

You’ll receive training from leaders in audio and broadcasting production. The programme will combine online and In Real Life (IRL) sessions out of our physical space in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, The Good Growth Hub.

Creativity Works is a Mayor’s Fund for London programme.

Applicants must be:

  • 18-24 years old
  • From a London borough
  • Not be in full-time employment, education or training

Key dates

Selection day: Applicants must be free for a selection day on the week commencing 13 June 2022.

Programme dates: Mon 04 July - Friday 05 August 2022 (week days / full time)

Participants will also need to be available on Thur 08 Sep (listening party) and Fri 05 Sep 2022 (final session).

Why apply?

There are over 1 million published podcasts globally and half of all young people in the UK listen to a podcast every month. It’s a media powerhouse and it's only set to get bigger. So, we want to help young people tap into this opportunity and discover the jobs available.

Let participants from the previous Creativity Works programme tell you why you should get involved...

Film credit: Cieron Magat

We'll be working with:

  • Sony Music Entertainment Global Podcast Division
  • Migration Museum
  • The Podcast Show
  • Dialled In – the award-winning art & culture festival celebrating and showcasing the South Asian community

We will also be working with award winning freelance producers from:

  • Jessie Ware’s Table Manners
  • Who We Be Talks
  • Vice
  • BBC Radio 4
  • BBC Radio 1Xtra
  • Apple Beats
  • 6Music
  • Renowned sound designers like Axel Kacoutié, broadcaster/journalist
  • STANCE Podcast Founder Chrystal Genesis
  • East London’s Dutchie Studios founder Nicole Logan

What past participants are doing now:

Full time paid roles in content agencies and production companies such as Somethin’ Else, Bauer Media, Sky Creative, Oglivy, being mentored by Capital Xtra's very own Robert Bruce, and working on original content for their own independent podcasts as well as for radio stations including No Signal Radio and BBC Radio 4’s Short Cuts Series.

Sound good? Don't miss out...

Apply now via Submittable

Need help with submitting your application? Watch this instructional video.

Application deadline -
Monday 30 May 2022

Creativity Works is a Mayor’s Fund for London programme.

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