About Us

MAMA Youth Project (MYP) aims to equip young people from 18-25 years of age with the skills and experience to secure long-term, fulfilling employment in the TV and media industry. We particularly focus on young people from under-represented groups and those with limited educational or employment opportunities, including unemployed graduates. We are committed to getting young people into employment and to bringing diversity to the media industry.

Our Training Programmes

A unique aspect of our training model is that it puts participants into a 'real-time' work situation during which they have to work in a tightly knit team to produce 6 episodes of a magazine TV show called 'What's Up', which is currently broadcast on Sky 1. Participants are trained in core skills including research, contributor sourcing, camera work, lighting and sound operation, location-finding, recording, editing, marketing and legal contracts & production paperwork. Click here to find out how you can apply

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Want to get involved? Then email us at: info@mamayouthproject.org.uk

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We Are Recruiting Now For TV Training!

Recruitment for the next TV training is now open. Application deadline is the 18th of January 2016. For more information go to our apply now page  

A Year On For Our Alumni

23 year old Janay Carrott from Wood Green, is currently working at Hat Trick Productions. She graduated from the MYP scheme in November 2014. A year on, she describes her incredible journey. “The year after I graduated was spent applying to every TV…