Sector Profiles: Media and Performance

Our graduates can be found working in high profile companies, independent creative agencies and also as freelancers.

Alumni making their mark on the world of media and performance are working in companies, including:

  • BBC
  • BSkyB
  • Discovery Network
  • Media Wales
  • MTV
  • S4C

Lorna Dunkley, Broadcaster, BSkyB

“The University really helped me get me where I am today. It gave me the confidence to go out on my own and it gave me a really sound training in what I ultimately came on to do professionally."

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Kathrin Stark, Online Editor and Social Media Manager, 

'It is my goal to become a managing editor within the next three years. Furthermore, I want to learn every day and always look out for the next big thing, upcoming superstar or genius idea.'

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Asif Kapadia, BAFTA award winning Film Maker

"To be any kind of artist, to do anything, but particularly film making, I think you have to have perseverance. I was turned down by every course that I applied to.. but I obviously must have made an impression [as] I got a call saying ‘we've got a place, can you come?'" 

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Louise Miles-Crust, Head of Programming, Wales Millennium Centre

“I first went to university wanting to be a performer and soon realised I’d get more enjoyment from making the work happen!"

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Oggi Tomic, BAFTA award winning Film Maker

"Follow your heart, and be passionate about films and what you do. A filmmaking career is not glamorous but it can definitely be rewarding if you approach it with the correct balance or enthusiasm, fun and professionalism." 

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Libby Dawes, Broadcast Assistant, BBC Sport Online

"My first job was the Runner on BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2012, a job I truly believe I was successful in getting due to the skills I had acquired while studying for my degree." 

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