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Channel 4 Launches Talent Search for Rio 2016!

Award winning Paralympics broadcaster Channel 4 has launched an initiative that offers 24 places on a Training Production Scheme for Rio 16 for candidates with a disability.

In a bid to promote diversity and address the under-representation of disabled people within the media industry, this training sheme aims to train production staff to work on the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games and beyond to a career in sports production.

The scheme offers an opportunity for entry level and junior talents to join the industry and learn the skills necessary in three possible roles:

• Junior Research/Assistant Producer (broadcast or digital)

• Junior Production Secretary/Co-ordinator

• Technical/Production assistant

The deadline for applications is midnight on the 23rd February 2015.

More information can be found here on how to apply.