Alumni, Arts Festivals, MA Arts and Cultural Management

Rethinking Arts Festivals: An interview with Mitch Tam

by Kirsty Warner This week's interview is with CMCI Alumni Mitch Tam, CoLab Festival Coordinator at Trinity Laban. In this interview, he discusses his current job role, if his expectations matched the reality of his career path and the trajectory of the arts festival industry. Mitch Tam is an expert in festival programming and public… Continue reading Rethinking Arts Festivals: An interview with Mitch Tam

Alumni, MA Cultural and Creative Industries course

Combining business and the arts: An interview with Crystal-Angelee Burrell

by Kirsty Warner Today’s alumni interview is with Crystal-Angelee Burrell. In this interview, she provides an overview of her current role, her career journey, and how she developed the key skills required to succeed. For anyone looking for a career that combines business and the arts, this is an essential read! Crystal-Angelee Burrell is a… Continue reading Combining business and the arts: An interview with Crystal-Angelee Burrell

cultural legislation, Law, MA Cultural and Creative Industries course

Law, Culture and the Colombian audio-visual sector: An interview with Mateo Londoño Rueda

by Kirsty Warner For this week’s Alumni interview, I caught up with Mateo Londoño Rueda, Counsel for Proimágenes Colombia, to find out about his career journey, aspirations and how his time at King’s College London, supported his success. Mateo Londoño Rueda is an expert in law, intellectual property, and cultural legislation. He is actively involved… Continue reading Law, Culture and the Colombian audio-visual sector: An interview with Mateo Londoño Rueda

Alumni, MA Cultural and Creative Industries course

Working in the Civil Service: An interview with Emily Penn

by Kirsty Warner For this week’s Alumni interview, I caught up with Emily Penn, the Policy Lead for Data at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS), to find out about her career post-MA, and to discuss the skills needed to succeed in this role. Emily Penn is an expert in policy and… Continue reading Working in the Civil Service: An interview with Emily Penn

Alumni, creative industries, MA Cultural and Creative Industries course, Public Arts Policy

The trajectory of Ecuador’s Public Arts Policy: An Interview with Pablo Villalva

by Kirsty Warner For this week’s Alumni interview, I caught up with Pablo Villalva to find out about his career post-MA, and to discuss the trajectory of Ecuador’s public arts policy. Pablo Villalva is an expert in the Creative Industries, International Affairs, and Communication & Politics. He undertook an MA in Cultural and Creative Industries… Continue reading The trajectory of Ecuador’s Public Arts Policy: An Interview with Pablo Villalva

Digital Culture, Media, Ph.D. Culture, Media and the Creative Industries, research, staff, students

Online Interviewing Tips for Researchers

Nina Vindum Rasmussen The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the need to carry out qualitative interviews online. In my PhD project, I’ve used both in-person and online interviews. I’ve been surprised to learn that online interviews can produce equally rich and sometimes superior data. They can be cost-effective, convenient, and quick. But there are also specific… Continue reading Online Interviewing Tips for Researchers

Alumni, Ph.D. Culture, Media and the Creative Industries

Interview with Dr Camilo Sol Inti Soler Caicedo

by Kirsty Warner In the latest post of the Alumni Blog series, I caught up with Dr Camilo Sol Inti Soler Caicedo, to find out why he chose CMCI's Ph.D. Culture, Media and the Creative Industries course and more about his academic journey, as well as what he is currently working on. Camilo Sol Inti… Continue reading Interview with Dr Camilo Sol Inti Soler Caicedo

Alumni, research

Euro 2020: could Twitter stop racist abuse before it happens?

Dr Ruth Adams of CMCI met up (online) with Dr Nicole Ferdinand, Senior Lecturer in Events Management at Oxford Brookes University, to learn more about her groundbreaking work as part of the research collective RUAIRE.  RUAIRE stands for Responsible Use of AI in Recreation and International Events, and is dedicated to using AI and other… Continue reading Euro 2020: could Twitter stop racist abuse before it happens?

Alumni, Ph.D. Culture, Media and the Creative Industries

Interview with Dr Nicole Ferdinand

by Kirsty Warner For the next post in the Alumni Blog series, I caught up with Nicole Ferdinand to find out, among other things, why she chose CMCI's Ph.D. Culture, Media and the Creative Industries course and how it prepared her for her current role. Dr Nicole Ferdinand is an expert in international marketing, festival… Continue reading Interview with Dr Nicole Ferdinand

Alumni, MA Cultural and Creative Industries course

Interview with Marie-Nour Hechaime

by Kirsty Warner As part of an ongoing Alumni Blog series, I caught up with Marie-Nour Hechaime to find out, among other things,  why she chose CMCI's MA Cultural & Creative Industries course and what skills, networks, or experiences she would suggest students who want to become a curator, develop whilst at University. Marie-Nour Hechaime is a… Continue reading Interview with Marie-Nour Hechaime

Alumni, MA Cultural and Creative Industries course

Interview with Danielle Green

by Kirsty Warner On Wednesday 3rd March, the Arts and Humanities Alumni Panel saw four panelists gather to discuss the growing variety of routes into different creative careers. Danielle Green, the Associate Director of Annual Giving for NYU Stern School of Business was one member of this panel discussion.  Danielle Green is a fundraising and… Continue reading Interview with Danielle Green

Alumni, MA Cultural and Creative Industries course, Uncategorized

Interview with Lisha Yan

by Kirsty Warner As part of an ongoing Alumni Blog series, I caught up with Lisha Yan to find out, among other things, why she chose CMCI's MA Art's & Cultural Management Course and how the course prepared her for a future working the cultural and creative industries.   Lisha Yan is an expert in television… Continue reading Interview with Lisha Yan

Alumni, MA Arts and Cultural Management

Interview with Gabrielle Young

by Kirsty Warner As part of an ongoing Alumni Blog series, I caught up with Gabrielle Young to find out more about her experience on CMCI's MA Art's & Cultural Management Course. As part of the following interview, she discusses, among other things, how her time at King's helped to prepare her for her current career,… Continue reading Interview with Gabrielle Young

Alumni, MA Cultural and Creative Industries course

Interview with Alicia Liu

by Kirsty Warner In the latest Alumni interview, I caught up with Alicia Liu, to find out, among other things, why she chose CMCI's MA Cultural and Creative Industries Course, how this course helped to prepare her for her career, and what advice she would give to students currently enrolled on the course. Alicia Liu… Continue reading Interview with Alicia Liu

Alumni, MA Cultural and Creative Industries course

Interview with Betsy Brand

by Kirsty Warner As part of an ongoing Alumni Blog series, I caught up with Betsy Brand to find out more about her experience on CMCI's MA Cultural and Creative Industries Course. As part of the following interview, she discusses, among other things, her typical working day and how Covid-19 has impacted it, how she came to enter… Continue reading Interview with Betsy Brand

Alumni

Interview with Gabriel Whitehead

by Kirsty Warner On Wednesday 10th February, the Arts & Humanities Digital Skills & Creative Arts event saw four panellists gather to discuss the growing value of digital skills to the cultural and creative industries. Gabriel Whitehead was one member of this panel discussion. I followed up with him after the event to discuss how his studies at King’s… Continue reading Interview with Gabriel Whitehead

Alumni, MA Arts and Cultural Management

Interview with Khayla Jordan Golucke

by Kirsty Warner As part of the Alumni Blog series, I caught up with Khayla Jordan Golucke to find out, among other things, why she chose CMCI's MA Arts & Cultural Management course, how this course helped to prepare her for her future after graduation, and to ask what advice she would give to students… Continue reading Interview with Khayla Jordan Golucke

Alumni

Interview with Marcela Kopytko

by Kirsty Warner On Wednesday 10th February, the Arts & Humanities Digital Skills & Creative Arts event saw four panellists gather to discuss the growing value of digital skills to the cultural and creative industries. Marcela Kopytko was one member of this panel discussion. I followed up with her after the event to discuss how her studies at King’s prepared… Continue reading Interview with Marcela Kopytko

Alumni, MA Cultural and Creative Industries course

Interview with Joshua Dedman

by Kirsty Warner As part of a new Alumni Blog series I caught up with Joshua Dedman to find out, among other things, why he chose CMCI's MA Cultural and Creative Industries Course, how this course helped to prepare him for his current career, and what advice he would give to students currently enrolled on… Continue reading Interview with Joshua Dedman