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CV Template For TV: Entry-Level Roles

When I first posted 10 Tips For Writing Your CV For TV, there were lots of requests for an example CV to show what those tips actually look like in practice.  I've put together a very basic template with a clear and easy to follow format and the key information you should be looking to highlight in your CV.

10 Tips for Writing Your CV for TV That Will Set You Apart

When it comes to CVs for television, they are a bit different from other industries so it’s a good idea to make sure yours isn’t standing out for the wrong reasons. Your CV is often the first opportunity you get to make an impression with a potential employer so hopefully, these tips below will help you make sure that your first opportunity to make an impression …isn’t your last.

The Easiest Way to Stay a Step Ahead When Applying For Entry-Level TV Jobs

TV is a fast-paced industry and when people ask for something...they tend to want it NOW! When it comes to entry-level roles in television, there is always going to be lots of competition, and if you don’t act fast, then someone else will be there to take your job! But there's one thing you can do to instantly stay a step ahead of your competition...

Reality TV Production Lingo: A Cheat Sheet For TV Set Speak

The first time I heard the phrase, “what’s your 20?” on comms, was my first day on a reality TV set…and it was directed at me. I had NO IDEA what the runner on the other end of the comms was talking about. After asking them to repeat the question twice already, my agonisingly awkward silence over the channel was luckily diffused when I bumped into the person looking for me. So, in the interests of helping you avoid the awkwardness I once experienced, I’ve put together a cheat sheet of terms and phrases you’ll be hearing and using on set.

10 Productive Ways To Spend Your Time While Chasing Your Reality TV Dream

Cracking your first job in reality TV can take time...and a lot of patience. If you have taken the leap and quit your job to chase your TV dream, then you may find yourself with a fair bit of spare time on your hands (at least for a little while).  Having spent my own fair share of time in limbo when I was just starting out...I know that it can feel like an eternity, so I've put together a list of productive ways you can spend your days once you've exhausted your contact list and are playing the waiting game. 

5 Awesome Entry-Level Jobs You Never Knew Existed In TV

If you are just starting out in TV, you're probably looking for a role as a runner...and you're right, that's really your first point of call. But you might be wondering what's next...??? Or even what else can you expect in your first year or two in television? 

Why Starting Out In TV Is Like Playing SURVIVOR: 10 Tips for Getting Your First Job In TV – Part 1

Starting out in television when you don’t have any industry contacts can feel a bit like the TV show Survivor…except you’re trying to work your way into an alliance before you’ve even landed on the island. I’ve taken some inspiration from the granddaddy of reality TV, Survivor and put together my 2 cents worth of advice to help you outwit, outplay and outlast the rest so you can make it in TV…

Why Starting Out in TV Is Like Playing SURVIVOR: 10 Tips for Getting Your First Job In TV – Part 2

Congratulations...you've made it to the Merge and half way through my 10 Tips for Getting Your First Job In TV. If you haven't read Part 1 then you can access that blog post HERE. Otherwise read on for my final five tips...

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