Wednesday, 17 April 2013

Cosmopolitan magazine's Media Careers Masterclass

Last night, throngs of London businessmen looked mightily confused as clans of young women gathered outside the Freemason's Hall near Covent Garden. The reason? Cosmopolitan Magazine's Media Career Masterclass.

The evening began with a chance to mingle with the staff of Cosmo, and with the other attendees, after which we all filed into the room to be presented with the panel; a group of people working across different strands of the media industry, from PR, to marketing, journalism and everything in between, led by Louise Court, the editor of Cosmopolitan.

It was interesting to get an overview of many different career paths in media, and for someone who hasn't yet decided what they want to do, it was a very useful event. For those who, like me, have a clear idea of what they want to do, large parts of the evening were irrelevant, but still interesting.

The goody bag was brimming with goodies, but for me, the most exciting part was the bag itself, printed with old Cosmo covers, dating back a good few years: