What the Media Industry Can Learn from London360 About Getting Diverse Young People Jobs in the Media
It would be easy to think the diversity debate about diversity in the media industry is a new thing but it's not. Seventeen years ago I sat on the first diversity committee of a mainstream broadcaster and the question was the same then as it is now: how do we diversify our sector?
These incredible CCTV images show the moment a gang of robbers on mopeds pulled a £60,000 watch straight off a man's wrist
There's always so much focus on how much prisons cost the tax payer, whether inmates should have access to TV and reading material and prison rehabilitation programs.
What do the the following have in common: Brad Pitt, Johnny Depp and Elle McPherson? Yep, they are all 50. Courtney Cox, Sandra Bullock and Keanu Reeves? They will be 50 sometime this year. 50+ are getting younger, not older.
Jason is a young, about to blow comedian, who has Trinidadian heritage, but his new comedy sketch show (Sniggers With Attitude/ SWA ) for London Live TV is an inclusive comedy show for the new, young, pop culture demographic.
DERREN LAWFORD - LONDON LIVE COMMISSIONING EXEC. Derren Lawford, Commissioning Exec at London Live explained: " London Live
London Live is great - if you watch telly. And these days most of us... don't. If I'm representative of Mr Average Londoner, when I get home all I want to watch is escapist catch-ups of the blockbuster shows I'm continually missing. I swear one day there will be so much TV I need to catch up on that I'll never have time to see a current show.
If you've read the London Evening Standard recently, or seen any of the weekend media you can hardly fail to have noticed that this evening sees the launch of London Live, the first 24 hour a day, seven day a week general entertainment channel devoted exclusively to the capital.
What happens there doesn't always stay there. Harsh words, drunk photos and controversial opinions might be the status quo in cyber space, but the real world is only a click away and your online shadow can easily follow you back home.
The show, scripted and produced by Samuel Benta, follows the life and times of the McKenzies, a nuclear family living London. Benta plays Samuell McKenzie, the eldest sibling, who wants to be a star.