You've just spent two hours getting into the office, delayed due to adverse weather conditions and ironically the worst problems see you stuck about one minute outside your destination station. You get in, past the snow men sentries outside, brush the snow off yourself and realise the office is deserted.
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It was back in 2004 that the BBC first announced its plans to move some departments to the North, thus reducing jobs and money spent in London. It's well known that part of the move, Sport, Childrens, Five Live and a slice of New Media would move from London.
Whilst casually browsing the a job site, one job set the "Apply! Apply! Apply! alarm bells ringing, so I created my first dusted off my first CV in eight years and clicked send. Alas they didn't even want me for an interview, however the rejection email was top notch!
At work it’s appraisal time. I don’t like appraisal time. Cos that means I have to write everything up that's been said so it can sit in the old virtual filing cabinet for 12 months until this time next year when it can be dusted off and I can sit with my line manager and see what I've achieved off my last set of goals, so that I can get a new one and write that out. At which point I'll end up writing another of these blog posts telling you all how I hate appraisal time.
Well it's 6 May 2008 and that can only mean one thing. Yep, it's the day after May Day. And of course it's the launch of Freesat and the formal launch of Phase 1 of BBCi on Freesat. That is, baring any last minute technical issues or problems.
It was June 2004 when the BBC's move of several departments from London to the north west was first announced. The department I worked for (and still work for) was one of those highlighted.
If you've ever wondered quite what a Senior Development Producer working on interactive TV products gets up to for a living, now is time to find out. And if you've never wondered, now is the time to find out. Below is how one day panned out.
The last few days at work have been a bit frantic, as I've been busy rushing around trying to get up to speed with a great big huge monster of a project, whilst at the same time trying to ease the handover of another great big huge monster of a project onto someone else.
Tthis week, BBCi won the International Interactive Emmy award for Best Interactive Television Service. Woo!
I have to say, I am getting just a little fed up of seeing the offices I work in, on TV.