YPI Spotlight: Annotate

This month we're starting a new segment called YPI Spotlight, where we shine the spotlight on a member of the YP Insight Family, giving them the opportunity to speak about their involvement with YPI and the great things they're getting up to.  First up is Poetic Insight veteran and long time YP Insight Family member, … Continue reading YPI Spotlight: Annotate

Introducing You to Our YouTube Channel

One of the things I've mentioned a number of times on this blog is starting a Young People Insight YouTube channel, but I think I may have failed to mention that the channel has been set up!  You can now enjoy the visual element of YP Insight, as well as the written element, which is what … Continue reading Introducing You to Our YouTube Channel

Guest Post: Attending the Vlogstar Challenge Event

Chinelo Chizea, 18, tells us about her experience at the Vlogstar Challenge, a one-day workshop that gave 15-25 year-olds the skills and confidence to develop "powerful and compelling blogs". On Sunday 17th of April 2016, I took part in the Vlogstar Challenge after being told about it by Shaniqua Benjamin.  This event was a video blogging training … Continue reading Guest Post: Attending the Vlogstar Challenge Event

Creative Futures Programme Day 3: Social Media and Digital Marketing

Discussions and debates were in full flair during day three of the creative programme with charity, Lives Not Knives, and Hip Hop artist, Rodney P.  Today's interactive workshop was on social media, which we are all familiar with as young people, but we were given an insight into how to use social media as a … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 3: Social Media and Digital Marketing

Creative Futures Programme Day 2: Artist Management

The creative programme with Lives Not Knives continued, as we learnt about Artist Management.  Today's valuable information and advice came from Sumit Bothra, partner at the creative management company ATC, which has offices in Camden and Los Angeles. Sumit has been working in creative management for 13 years, after getting his start when an artist … Continue reading Creative Futures Programme Day 2: Artist Management