31 episodes

A podcast that voices the frustrations of young journalists as they try to break into the jobs market in the middle of a pandemic.

By Bryony Smith, Oli Hammett and George Goldberg.

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    • Business
    • 5.0 • 3 Ratings

A podcast that voices the frustrations of young journalists as they try to break into the jobs market in the middle of a pandemic.

By Bryony Smith, Oli Hammett and George Goldberg.

    Back To My Yush

    Back To My Yush

    We're winding the clock back this week as we revisit our first ever guest Ayush Roy to hear about his new job in sports journalism! We also get a CV robot comparison and test Ayush's ability to tell real news stories from fake ones!

    • 39 min
    Sir Freelancealot Dualcast Special - Rerelease

    Sir Freelancealot Dualcast Special - Rerelease

    As a new cohort of journalists graduate and enter the jobs market, the gang thought they’d delve into the archive to share an advice pack episode to help those looking for work!

    Original episode description: This week we're joined by the brilliant Freelancing for Journalists podcast to get their two cents on how to make it as a freelancer. We cover the whole process, from how to create a brand for yourself to pitching stories to editors. We also discuss pivoting as a butler, and scrutinise their CVs! How will Emma and Lily score on our leaderboard?

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Emergency Primark

    Emergency Primark

    Ca va? Ca va. Ca va? Ca va! Our good friend Hugo Varley is on the show this week, talking sports journalism and what he's learned since qualifying a year ago. George has been photosynthesising in his warm flat, and Oli's been doing interviews in his swimwear! All in an episode of Jobs Bored, the young journalists' podcast.

    • 50 min
    London's Boiling

    London's Boiling

    This week we're talking the launch of GB News and the opportunities it can give young journalists, and we're joined by Kate Relton to hear about her foray into the world of music journalism, as well as her experience in social media marketing and how that's helping her. We've also subjected her CV to our fearsome robotic gauntlet - how will it get on?

    • 44 min
    The Return Of The Commute

    The Return Of The Commute

    This week we've got Jo Lisney on the podcast - part of the new cohort of recent graduates looking for jobs in journalism! After persuading her that she will eventually get a job and all is not completely hopeless, we discuss how she and other wide-eyed grads are feeling about the jobs market. 

    • 39 min
    Beer sodden trousers

    Beer sodden trousers

    This week on Jobs Bored Ellie Tivey is here to talk working not one, not two but THREE freelance jobs! We hear about her experience thus far, and of course subject her CV to the ultimate test - our ATS! 

    In other news, we've finally managed to meet up in person before the rain got involved, and George has made a commuting faux pas as London goes back to the office - but karma has a way of sorting things out...

    • 48 min

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