Channel 4 graduate scheme

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Channel 4 is a public service broadcaster with a unique and exciting creative remit. Its portfolio includes Channel 4, E4, More4, Film4, 4Music, and 4Seven. As a publisher-broadcaster, it is required to commission UK content from the independent production sector and produces some of the most provocative and thought-provoking TV available via mainstream channels.

The broadcaster is a major investor in the creative industries, and works with around 400 creative companies each and every year. It employs just over 700 members of staff in its London headquarters, and has an estimated net income of around £39 million.

Channel 4 offers a number of work-related programmes for graduates, including the Graduate, Scholarship, and Production Trainee Programmes. The Graduate Programme gives hands-on experience whilst offering support for an MA in creative leadership. The Scholarship Programme offers graduates the opportunity to work towards a PhD. Finally, the Production Trainee Programme is the perfect stepping stone for those interested in pursuing a career in production.

All schemes are open to graduates from all disciplines, and the only prerequisite is a passion for TV. Channel 4 values diversity, and believes that a diverse workforce is the greatest ingredient for creative thinking, Individuals are encouraged to be themselves and to contribute to the direction of the channel.

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Channel 4 is a unique organisation: a public service broadcaster with a distinctive creative remit and funded within the marketplace.

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