Public Historian & TV Researcher

We chat with Olivia Smith about life as a Public Historian and TV Researcher. If your a history buff like Jules and I then you will love this episode, loads of great insight into where a history degree can take you, in Olivia's case, it has led to some pretty amazing opportunities, such as giving world leaders and Professional rugby players tours of first world war battlefields. Olivia is a brilliant example of the get up and go attitude you need to have if you want to stand out in an increasingly competitive job market, through networking and putting herself out there, by messaging, emailing and using social media such such as her twitter account to express views on her subject or share really interesting history facts, she has been able to build a very impressive set of contacts in the world of History which will become invaluable over the coming years. A real pleasure to chat with Olivia.

We chat with Olivia Smith about life as a Public Historian and TV Researcher. If your a history buff like Jules and I then you will love this episode, loads of great insight into where a history degree can take you, in Olivia's case, it has led to some pretty amazing opportunities, such as giving world leaders and Professional rugby players tours of first world war battlefields. Olivia is a brilliant example of the get up and go attitude you need to have if you want to stand out in an increasingly competitive job market, through networking and putting herself out there, by messaging, emailing and using social media such such as her twitter account to express views on her subject or share really interesting history facts, she has been able to build a very impressive set of contacts in the world of History which will become invaluable over the coming years. A real pleasure to chat with Olivia.