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Meet and connect with other like minded freelancers at this virtual speed meet event - build your network & maybe find that next job opportunity, all from comfort of your desk. The event will kick off with a talk with BBC News & Current Affairs Talent Exec Elsa Sharp in conversation with Becs Hall, TM's community and content manager.

They'll be talking tips for finding work, the importance of writing a good cover letter, best ways to lay out CVs and how to come across well at interview. After the webinar freelancers will be matched in a series of short 'speed meets' so this new event is an exciting opportunity to meet your peers, build your networks and find new like minded colleagues all from comfort of your home.

Elsa Sharp – Talent Executive - BBC News and Current Affairs

Elsa Sharp is a talent executive in BBC News and Current Affairs recruiting editorial and production freelancers for Panorama, This World, Newsnight and topical documentaries and investigations for BBC Two and Three.

Elsa recruits production and editorial staff from entry level to film makers and executive producers as well as supporting continuous production management roles in News for the World Service, BBC Arabic and Africa Eye and joined the department in 2020. She has been at the BBC for 10 years and has worked across a range of genres including Documentaries, specialist factual, music, factual entertainment and events.

Prior to joining the BBC in 2013 Elsa worked as a head of talent at various indies including Dragonfly Film and TV, Firecracker Films and Raw Television. She started her TV as a researcher and freelanced in production and development series and series edit producing before becoming a Head of Talent in 2005.

She wrote the paperback, How To Get A Job in Television, which was published by A&C Black in 2009. In 2021 she self published eBook How to Get A Job in Television Updated. She has taught and taken part in training events with Screenskills, the National Film and Television School and BAFTA.


TM Freelancer Networking: Speed Meet Networking Event

By attending this virtual speed meet event, you'll have the opportunity to connect with like-minded freelancers from the comfort of your own desk. During the event, you'll be able to meet and interact with other professionals, discuss best practices, and maybe even discover new job opportunities. Don't miss out on this unique opportunity to network with other freelancers and expand your professional horizons.

This event is online - details on how to join will be sent to you directly ahead of the event.

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