Apply Now: Burning the Village Podcast: Series 2

Posted on: 03/12/2020 in Community , Resources , Training , COVID-19 Updates
Creative Media Network are looking for 15 Diverse Young Leaders for a youth-led podcasting project. Working with industry professionals, participants will have access to a series of creative workshops to create a three-part podcast called Burning the Village: Series 2. The deadline to apply is 7 December by 9pm.

Are you an aspiring journalist, rapper, spoken word artist, producer or otherwise creative? Are you interested in influencing policy through the power of youth voice and spoken word? Are you interested in developing a high-impact podcast? Are you from a BAME or other underrepresented background?

Using a mix of interviews, conversations and spoken word performances, each episode will capture young people’s real-life stories and experiences of Covid-19, lockdown and challenging times they’re facing. Podcasts will be shared with community leaders and policy makers for youth-led interviews to explore various issues and examine possible solutions to push for positive change.

Young Leader Benefits

  • Develop your leadership and management skills
  • Work with real industry professionals to develop your podcast production and storytelling skills
  • Enhance vital research and development skills
  • Engage directly and influence community leaders and policy decision makers
  • Be instrumental in influencing youth policy to make change
  • Receive financial compensation towards expenses


Eligibility Criteria (Young Leaders)

  • Aged 16 -25 Years
  • Happy to record and present your views and those of likeminded peers
  • Happy to work over Zoom and take part in planning, training and feedback sessions
  • London based, with the ability to travel to central London (restrictions permitting)
  • Able to commit from December 2020 - May 2021 (roughly 3 hours a week)

Please note, Burning the Village is an inclusive programme and keen to hear from young people from Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities, LGBTIQ, neurodiverse, disabled and from different educational and social backgrounds.

Application Form