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rad is a paid eight month traineeship within a Scottish independent television production company which includes full training throughout the placement.

The programme is aimed at those who are under-represented in the TV industry: those either with a disability, from black, Asian or ethnic minority communities or from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Applications for rad 2021 are now closed. We have selected our trainees for 2021. Be the first to know when applications open again by signing up to our mailing list.

What's on offer from rad?

  • A paid placement with a production company

Plus regular workshops from TRC on subjects such as:

  • Introduction to the TV industry 
  • Market overview: understanding trends in UK television
  • Communication skills
  • Digital production: new production developments and enhancements
  • Telephone research 
  • Maximising online research

 

Applications Closed

We have selected our trainees for 2021. Be the first to know when applications open again by signing up to our mailing list.

rad 2021 trainees

Meet the delegates of TRC's rad 2021 TV training programme.

Alex Chandler

Alex Chandler

Researcher

Hopscotch Films

Caroline Robinson

Caroline Robinson

Researcher

BBC Science & Docs

Iqbal Khokhar

Iqbal Khokhar

Edit Assistant

Tern Television

Isha Krishnan

Isha Krishnan

Production Assistant

Red Sky Productions

Laura Thomson

Laura Thomson

Researcher

BBC Science and Documentaries

Marc Harvey

Marc Harvey

Production Assistant

Hello Halo Productions

Nathalie Ahmadzadeh

Nathalie Ahmadzadeh

Researcher

BBC River City

Radeen Moncrieffe

Radeen Moncrieffe

Researcher

IWC Media

Rania Henderson

Rania Henderson

Researcher

STV Studios

Sophie Hopewell

Sophie Hopewell

Researcher

Raise The Roof

Tiarna Armstrong

Tiarna Armstrong

Researcher

Tinopolis

Zayn Ahmed

Zayn Ahmed

Production Researcher

Two Rivers

rad 2019 trainee feedback

TRC’s rad programme changed my life. Without this programme I think my journey to this level of confidence and
competence would have taken so much longer and
been so much harder.

A photo of James Macleod
James Macleod

If you told me a year ago that I would be working as a researcher for a company that's been nominated for Best Indie, I would probably have cried. I am beyond glad I applied to this scheme.

Annie Butcher
Annie Butcher

To me, someone without Cerebral Palsy would be stronger, faster and have more endurance to handle the industry. TRC Media’s RAD programme allowed me to believe when I couldn’t believe in myself.

Chris Walker
Chris Walker

It has been truly life changing! I feel like I've learned so much more in these last few months than I've done in a lifetime. I've always been interested in being involved in TV and now here I am doing it!

Sean Dunlop
Sean Dunlop

Rad has undoubtedly launched my career. This time last year I was working in a pharmacy, unable to get a start in TV and now I'm working on a 10 part series for BBC One that I helped develop.

Charlotte Hall
Charlotte Hall

Before I always felt like my diversity was written on my face and I had to do everything to hide it; now I feel like I have found a way to be confident and skillful without losing my identity.

Liga Gutane
Liga Gutane