As journalists we’re often told that ideas are our currency – as if cartoon-like ‘light bulb moments’ pop into our heads on demand. But how often have you found yourself uninspired? Does it ever feel like your well of pitches has run dry? Cara Laskaris speaks to Richard Klein, Oscar-winning factual TV producer and commissioner, about how to develop compelling ideas.
The perks and pitfalls of dating a journalist
You made it. You’re a journalist, living the dream (ish). But do you ever feel that people outside the industry just don’t get it? You may be brimming with anecdotes, but do unsociable hours and work pressures ever leave you feeling ‘undateable’?
XCityPlus hears the stories of two non-journalists – the first: a cautionary tale; the second: an enduring romance – to get their advice on the perks and pitfalls of dating a journalist.