Working in television was never on the cards for Angela Jain, whose parents wanted her to become a doctor. Now Managing Director at ITV Studios Entertainment, she reflects on how her have-a-go approached resulted in a unique CV.
Why a career in TV is for everyone
“It’s important to demystify television and make you realise that TV is a great place to work…
“As a second generation British-born Indian no one in my family had ever worked in the media before. Of my siblings two are lawyers and one is an environmental scientist.
“Ideally my folks would have liked me to be a good Asian doctor but I’m afraid I wasn’t bright enough. I was quite musical but my parents didn’t want me to do anything that was to do with the creative businesses.