Tue 28 February 2023 at 1.00 pm

Working in Media, Journalism and Publishing Day 2023

Preparations are in full swing for our annual Working in Media, Journalism and Publishing event. Organised for final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students on all our programmes, this event is one of the highlights of the academic year, offering an unmissable afternoon of advice and networking with professionals from across the creative industries, including alumni from our extensive network. 

This year we have over 50 representatives from across a range of sectors attending - they will participate in online sessions throughout the afternoon, giving students the opportunity to ask questions and gain valuable insights to kickstart their careers.

This year's keynote is Sara McCorquodale, CEO and founder of influencer intelligence and digital trends platform CORQ. Sara has been a journalist and editor for publishers including the Sunday Times, Conde Nast and WGSN since 2005. She has been working on influencer campaigns and projects since 2012, is a prolific commentator globally on the creator industry and is author of the award-winning business book, Influence: How Social Media Influencers Are Shaping Our Digital Future.

Previous keynote speakers include Jamie Hodder-Williams. Hilary Murray Hill, David Shelley, Joanna Prior, Mark Allin, and Jamie Byng.

Examples of the companies in attendance for WIMJP 2023 are Penguin Random House, Faber & Faber, OUP, Elsevier, Felicity Bryan Associates, ITV Meridian, BBC, Pink News, Telegraph Media Group, Deadline Hollywood, Gleam Futures, WeAreSocial and Tandem Collective