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Do you have 2.1 in Maths, Stats or Further Maths?

Do you have at least 3 A Levels including science/engineering subjects (maths, further maths, physics)?

Channel 4 are running a fantastic Graduate Training Programme, which includes 20 months of hands on experience. You will also gain a Creative Skillset MA in Creative Media Leadership.

Check out the link for more details:


You’ve got the passion and potential to work in TV, new media or gaming. So what’s stopping you?

No qualifications?

No experience?

Do you think you are too old?

Think you are the wrong ethnic background?

Forget all that. We’re not about labels, we’re about talent.

The doors are open to anyone looking to put a foot on the first rung of the media ladder, irrespective of age, background of academic accomplishment.

The placements on offer will be based in digital production and television production roles, to reflect the changing trans-media landscape of the UK, giving trainees an all-round view of their chosen sector and a variety of new experiences.


On Saturday 9th July 2011, we will be hosting an assessment day at Channel 4’s HQ. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend. The final successful candidates will be selected at the end of the day and offered a place on the scheme. The annual salary of £17,500 will be funded jointly by 4Talent and the company for whom they are working.  Channel 4 will pay for all associated training, which will be delivered by media training company ThinkBIGGER, which will start in September 2011 and run until September 2012.


Check out all the opportunities open to you!

We posted the invite to the Battlefront Debate: Getting You to Hear Us on 15th Feb at Channel 4.

The debate explored young people’s right to be heard in today’s society and tackled current topics relating to activism, democracy and the media.

It was chaired by Stuart Cosgrove (Channel 4’s Head of Creative Diversity)

The panel included:

Tim Loughton MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary for Children and Families

Aaron Porter, President of NUS

Miquita Oliver, Presenter

Jon Stopp, Head of Production at Viral Factory

Manpreet Darroch, Battlefront Campaigner.

So if you were unable to attend the event and would like to check some clips from the debate, click on the link:

Channel 4 needs you!

Posted: 09/01/2011 by emkrobertson in Surveys
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Channel 4 are looking for young people (aged 14-19) to take part in their survey.

Please click on this link:

It will only take a few minutes!

If you are the type  of person they are looking for, they will want to talk to you more! Just leave them your contact details and be prepared for a full telephone interview (around 30-45 minutes).

You might be awarded a music store gift voucher if selected!

Remember, you can help improve Channel 4’s work for the future!

I was asked to speak on behalf of The 4WD Foundation with the wonderful Captain Sam Conniff of Livity at this Summer’s Channel 4 Education Conference on “What you really need to know, but never never learn at school“.

Sam and I combined our knowledge and experiences that have come from working with young people who aren’t in education, employment or training (NEET) to present the huge impact that educational irrelevance has on these young people. We also spoke about how unhelpful and isolating acronyms like ‘NEET’ are.

Here are some of the main insights that we shared: (more…)