Leaders 2023, Coming Soon...

Nominations are now closed for the cohort for 2023 Breakthrough Leaders. A massive thanks to everyone who nominated someone or themselves. We have had over 350 nominations for just 50 places –  eeek!

This is an extraordinary marker of the wealth of senior and highly skilled black, Asian and Minoritized Ethnic professionals that already exist in our industry.

What is A Breakthrough Leader?

We are looking for 50 future leaders from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, who work across the UK TV industry at middle-to-senior levels, has eight years’ or more experience, and is ready to take their next major step in their career.

Over the course of a year as a  selected leader, you will attend a series of specially curated masterclasses and exclusive  networking events, connecting them to an array of key decision-makers across the industry. 

You will also be provided with:

Community

Be part of a growing community of creatives of colour, who are shaping the future of our TV industry and supporting each other to success.

Coaching

Work closely with a leading work-life strategist who will help you to access your brilliance, advance personal performance, and banish any self-limiting beliefs.

Championing

Be supported by your very own individual support network. These leading industry figures will offer you bespoke career guidance and support throughout the course of the year.

Benefits Of being a leader

2022 results

78% said being a BT Leader has raised their profile

87% said being a BT Leader has progressed their career

100% of Leader said the programme had improved their sense of self

What Our Leaders Say

“A total game changer for me - it has harnessed the power of my and the cohort's collective potential. Amazing!”

“Far beyond what I expected. Life changing, inspiring and ground- breaking.”

“A total game changer for me – it has harnessed the power of my and the cohort’s collective potential. Amazing!”

What Our Leaders Say

“Far beyond what I expected. Life changing, inspiring and ground- breaking.”

“It’s a place to be inspired, lifted up and know your worth.”

Join Our Creative Community

Join our growing community of creatives of colour working in all areas of the TV industry and across genres 

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Freelancers & Employees

Gain access to exclusive invites and opportunities, extend your networks and get the supported needed to progress your career.

content creators

Exclusive commissioning and investment opportunities, extend your networks and get the supported needed to sell your content and build audiences.

corporate friends & allies

Diversify your staff teams by connecting with talent across genres, roles and levels. Join our growing community of talent managers, determined to make our TV industry more inclusive and equitable.

Join Our Creative Community

Join our growing community of creatives of colour working in all areas of the TV industry and across genres 

8

Freelancers & Employees

Gain access to exclusive invites and opportunities, extend your networks and get the supported needed to progress your career.

content creators

Exclusive commissioning and investment opportunities, extend your networks and get the supported needed to sell your content and build audiences.

corporate friends & allies

Diversify your staff teams by connecting with talent across genres, roles and levels. Join our growing community of talent managers, determined to make our TV industry more inclusive and equitable.

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