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Top 10 National Employees



the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcasting statutory corporation. Its main responsibility is to provide impartial public service broadcasting in the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands, and the Isle of Man. The BBC is headquartered at Broadcasting House in London and has major production centres in Salford, Quays, Belfast, Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Glasgow, and smaller production centres throughout the UK. The BBC is the world’s oldest national broadcasting organisation and the largest broadcaster in the world by number of employees, with about 23,000




is a commercial/public serviceTV network in the United Kingdom. Launched in 1955 as Independent Television under the auspices of the Independent Television Authority (ITA, then after the Sound Broadcasting Act 1972,Independent Broadcasting Authority, now Ofcom) to provide competition to the BBC, it is also the oldest commercial network in the UK. Since the passing of the Broadcasting Act 1990 its legal name has been Channel 3, to distinguish it from the other analogue channels at the time, namely BBC 1, BBC 2 and Channel 4. In part, the number 3 was assigned as television sets would usually be tuned so that the regional ITV station would be on the third button, with the other stations being allocated to the number within their name.,



formerly marketed as Sky Digital is the brand name for BSkyB‘s digital satellite television and radio service


4.Channel 4

is a British public-service television broadcaster which began transmission on 2 November 1982. Although largely commercially self-funded, it is ultimately publicly owned; originally a subsidiary of the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA), the station is now owned and operated by Channel Four Television Corporation, a public body established in 1990, coming into operation in 1993.


5.Maverick Television

is a television and multiplatform production company with offices in Birmingham, England and London, England.


6.Shine TV

makes popular factual television that entertains, surprises and challenges with humour and warmth, that can get broadcasted on BBC One.


7. Optomen

is an independent television production company known for

the flair, originality and attention to detail we bring to our productions.


8. Talkback Thames

is the UK production arm of FremantleMedia, the global production and content business of the RTL Group, Europe’s largest elevision and radio company.


9. Endemol


Endemol UK International. Includes non scripted tv, scripted tv, digital entertainment, worldwide distribution, branded entertainment, sport, News, Careers and much more


10.Warner Bros


Internship runs throughout 3rd year of University course, so even though it is not based in England the internships are still accessible to english students.


Top 10 Global Employees

1. BBC

Apply on their site: Work experience isn’t necessarily the best prospect, but by starting small you can work your way through their ranks and get spotted.
Make sure you follow all their guidelines, make your CV as good as possible.
Be patient, but also be persistent. If you don’t get the job, change a few things on the application and try again.

2. Sky

They have 3 paths to apply for

No matter what level of skill, you have a good chance
The Work Experience are shorter than some of the others, with a more permanent place available if you do well.
Sky is another of the biggest businesses, so getting any work experience there would look amazing for you to be able to shout about.

3. Disney
Long term placements

. Start as internship, which can evolve into better job opportunities in more areas of Disney if you do well.

4. DreamWorks

Available to current students, and recently graduated students
Easy to apply for, with lots of different jobs all over the world.

5. MGM

One of the largest companies in Hollywood
Now make mainly for TV rather than for cinemas

6. Lionsgate

Advertised as the biggest company which isn’t based in LA
Has placements in the UK

7. ViaCom

Owns MTV Films and Nickelodeon Movies
It’s the conglomerate behind Paramount Motion Pictures

8. Warner Bros


Internship runs throughout 3rd year of University course

9. ComCast

Different areas to work in
Aim to use technology in new and/or interesting ways

10. Sony

Creates both A class and B class movies
Are part of the Columbia Pictures