7 ways to get commissioned by MTV

MTV influenced an entire generation when it launched as a nonstop music channel in 1981. Three decades on, and the Viacom-owned brand continues to innovate and experiment across multiple platforms.

From branding and advertising to broadcast, motion, interactive and beyond, each year MTV commissions a vibrant smorgasbord of creative skill sets and styles from partner studios and freelancers around the world – most recently for its new identity, released in June.

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Julia Sagar
Editor-in-chief retail

Julia is editor-in-chief, retail at Future Ltd, where she works in e-commerce across a number of consumer lifestyle brands. A former editor of design website Creative Bloq, she’s also worked on a variety of print titles, and was part of the team that launched consumer tech website TechRadar. She's been writing about art, design and technology for over 15 years.