Over the course of this podcast series, we’ll be speaking with some of the most inspiring creative industry professionals working in the music industry, design, social enterprise and live events as well as sound and multimedia artists, poets, writers, performers and more.

Learn about their creative journeys, obstacles they had to face and their advice to young people just starting out. Whether you are a budding artist, want to break into the industry or simply have an interest in arts and culture – this series is for you!

Watch our third and final episode of the series below, where we’ll be talking to East London creatives about the skills they’ve developed in telling and selling their story. You’ll get a taste of what New Creatives is all about, hearing first-hand about the trials and successes of creative work. Click through on the right hand side of the video to access our podcast playlist and watch the other episodes in this series.

Get Involved with New Creatives

Are you a young person aged 16-18 in Tower Hamlets and not currently in education, employment or training? You are eligible to join the Rich Mix New Creatives Programme starting Spring 2021!

Rich Mix New Creatives is a programme of personal and professional development, coaching and a 3-week paid work placement delivered by Rich Mix in partnership with Grit. Find out more and sign up.

Episode three of the Becoming a New Creative podcast series is presented by Laurice Mcintosh-Cargill and Mr Gee.


Weyland McKenzie – Audio Artist


Sascha Darroch-Davies – Agency Partners Director at DLMDD


Paul Jenkins – Founder and Creative Director at Triple Double


Mira Mookerjee – Marketing and Communications Assistant at Rich Mix 


Thomas Palomino-Ingram – Camera, sound and editing

Special thanks to the young people who took part in the making of the series: Alena, Khalid, Lucas, Nathan, Rebecca, Carlos and Laura.