Bella Falk has what most people consider a dream job: She travels the world working as a TV producer and director, shooting travel shows for the BBC and Lonely Planet.
Bella and I connected while we were living in Uganda, and I was so fascinated by her life and career that I asked her to do a Q&A.
Here, Bella answers my seven most pressing questions about working as a travel show producer (a.k.a. my dream job)…
How did you get into TV production?
I was always obsessed with the BBC. So, after I graduated, I did a post-grad in broadcast journalism. Initially, I thought I was going to go into news.
Then I found out that the BBC was running a trainee scheme in factual programming. The trainee scheme was ridiculously competitive — I think 6,000 people applied, and I managed to get a place, which was insane. And