Andy Plarkou, Class of 2015 | BBC TV Production Runner

Andy-Plarkov_with-camcrewGraduating from the University of Lincoln’s Film and Television course has led to huge things within the television world and what a small world (once you’re in it) it is! Having put in the hard graft in the shape of work experience during the summer of my 2nd year, I managed to land myself a job at the BBC within a week of graduating.

Fortunately I have been working as a Production Runner in the BBC London headquarters for the past 8 months on a programme called The One Show. Working on the live show, five days a week has taught me incredible amounts: working with the camera/floor crew, filming out on location, managing teams, greeting guests, briefing audiences, researching stories and the joys of expenses! Continue reading