Tim Levell, an editor in radio news, has some ideas on how to cope with Sunday working. They say that a whole generation of people have ended up feeling inadequate about themselves, purely because Margaret Thatcher famously once said that she could survive on just five...

Anna Drew, Lead Media Officer for the Methodist Church, considers the importance of telling tales. My best friend Katie and I were recently interviewed for a women’s magazine about our 16 year friendship. It was really hard trying to articulate something so central to my life,...

A few pointers to help you feel creative. Ru Jackson worked in Development for Blue Peter. Here she shares some advice about how to create unique programme ideas. Due to the nature of my background, most of these thoughts are probably particularly helpful for those working on general ideas...

Ruth Jackson worked in Development for Blue Peter. Here she shares some advice about how to generate ideas through brainstorming.  Two are better than one. No matter how creative you are, drawing on other people’s ideas and expertise can never be a bad thing.  The Good Book itself...

Andrew Graystone has some tips for people who work solo.  medianet-ers are a mixed bunch.  Some work in teams – producing programmes, running companies and building networks.  But others work alone, often from home or in a solitary office.  For those who spend most of the...

Radio Producer Andy Walton often works while other people are playing.  He has some advice for those of us who have to work unsociable hours. During the course of my career, I've become well-known in my circle of friends for leaving things early. Weddings, parties and...