Salford Alumni Insight: How to make it in TV and beyond with showrunner Rob Bagshaw

Salford grad and US TV Executive Producer and Showrunner Rob Bagshaw joins us to share his valuable insight into how to make it in TV and beyond.

Rob is a prolific showrunner, having served as Executive Producer on some of the most famous reality shows in the world, from Emmy-winning RuPaul’s Drag Race to Emmy-nominated Project Runway All Stars and Keeping Up With The Kardashians. He is currently Executive Vice President of Unscripted Content for the Nickelodeon and former Senior Vice President at Bunim Murray Productions, the production company whose back catalogue includes Keeping Up With The Kardashians, I Am Cait and Mariah’s World.

Rob joins us live from Los Angeles to tell us how he has forged a career spanning over 20 years in unscripted television. Rob reveals how his start as a Salford graduate working on This Morning and The Big Breakfast led to his stateside move and working alongside superstars from RuPaul and the Kardashians to SpongeBob SquarePants.

Rob shares his tips on:

• How to get your foot in the door and be noticed

• How to network, reach out and build your contacts

• The best way to approach industry professionals – and how you shouldn’t

• Building your confidence and belief in yourself

Rob is joined by a panel of recent graduates, all of whom are working in the media and already building impressive careers, as well as a member of our Careers and Enterprise team. They answer your questions and tell you their tricks of the trade and what they have learned along the way.

You can reach out to fellow Salford graduates across the globe and in all industries on our networking and mentoring hub

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