The most recurrent question at the Creative Loop Student Media Festival is “How do I get my foot in the door?”

You’ll find the answer to that question throughout this website from many different media professionals who had to find their own way too, but what then? In this interview Martell Maxwell tells you what to do with whomever it is you’ve once you’ve made initial contact with.

Media companies are inundated with CVs every week, departmental heads meet dozens of potential new friends at conferences and parties, so how do you make a good lasting impression?

Martell is a broadcaster, novelist and journalist who has fought hard to get noticed and ended up at the top of the pile, so you would do well to listen to her advice.

You can listen to the interview below, subscribe to the iTunes feed or download the file directly here.