This blog, written by Andrew Collins, couldn’t have come at a more apt moment.
It talks about people being exploited in the media industry, being asked to provide their services for free.
I know you will find it interesting. It is a tough one… it is no surprise that the Vocal Booth Weekender was built on DJs playing for free, it still has a massive contingent of DJs that come and play for no money at all. Are you one of them ?
I have been asked 4 times recently to do radio shows for people, as soon as I’ve asked for some kind of money the talks fell down, only this morning I have been approached to do another radio show. I don’t get paid for doing the Vocal Booth Radio Show (as such.. I guess it could be seen as promotion for the VBW) but that’s my choosing.
Anyway, I could ramble on.
Andrew Collins explains it better than I would. Read my comment at the bottom and feel free to come back here and comment (please).
The Road to Valencia Marathon 2023
Join me as I take on the ultimate challenge – running my first Marathon in 7 years!
After a long break, I’m ready to push myself once again and take on 26 miles (42km). I have no idea why, lol.
Good read. Too many DJs prepared to sell tickets for lazy promoters and not even get paid. It’s a shame things have changed so much in the last few years. I stopped selling myself short years ago and got a bit disillusioned with it