How to succeed in the media industry

This talk focuses on what it takes to succeed in the media industry in the 21st Century. Through first-hand accounts and experiences of the industry, our guest speakers will offer valuable advice to help you pursue your dream career in this exciting and fast-paced industry.

About the speakers

Tobi Rachel Akingbade studied Mass Communications at University of Hertfordshire and now works as a Freelance Journalist. Tobi talks about her career in show-business, having interviewed celebrities ranging from Idris Elba to Michael Johnson as well as her writing on music and diversity.

Terry Mansfield CBE was one of the legends in the magazine business! Sadly, Terry recently passed away after contracting COVID-19.

Rebecca Johinke is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at The University of Sydney.

Autumn 2020 series

The Media Matters series will return in the Autumn 2020, so if you enjoyed this talk and would like to attend future events, please register your interest below. If your have any questions or would like further information, please contact Mimi Tessier on m.tessier@herts.ac.uk.