News Reel & Blog

Searchlight at EdTalks

Written by Daniel Kirby on 16th March 2016

Edtalks searchlight media recruitment blog

Searchlight attended the EdTalks event last night around the theme of inspiration  courtesy of the Edinburgh International Television Festival & UKTV.

Hosted by Tim Lovejoy, highlights from the panel included:

  • June Sarpong: Discussing her business, WIE, an innovative women's leadership network which launched in NY and is now in the UK too.
  • Simon Stephens, playwright who answered the age old question of “where do you get your ideas from” which combined researched experience, theatrical experience and the move BIG.
  • Karen Blackett OBE, Chairwoman of MediaCom who discussed Authenticity and Diversity in Advertising and how incredibly important it is to be attuned to culture.
  • David Glover, Head of Specialist Factual for Channel 4 who discussed ‘The Power of TV’ and the amazing story of Jonny Benjamin’s campaign #FindMike

 Huge thanks to EITF & UKTV for inviting us to such a fantastic event!