Gill Robins investigates, calling on the Bible, Aristotle and Steve Jobs. ‘Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do...

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...

Would the church make a good screenplay? If the golden rule of visual storytelling is ‘show, don’t tell’, then our 21st century first world church does not a great screenplay make. If you pitched it, it wouldn’t be bought. If you made it, it would flop. Maybe...

I love working in the media – it’s creative, exciting, rewarding and full of incredibly gifted people who share a similar passion for making great content.  However, sometimes it can seem a scary, transient, fickle and somewhat dark place and, as a Christian, it’s easy...

In Autumn 2011 I experienced something of what so many have gone through in these difficult economic times. In just one PowerPoint slide the rug was pulled out from under my plans and I was left trying to restart a freelance career in much-changed circumstances. With...