Mike Thomas: Busting Myths About the Creative World

THU, DEC 9, 2010 (49:56)

Mike Thomas, Vice President of Production for Turner Original Productions offers advice on getting into the creative world and tells about his rules for getting and keeping a job. He says that it’s important to make sure that you are having fun at what you do. He also explains that ‘Nice Trumps Good’ when it comes to success. People who get laid off first are the ones who can’t get along with other people. Mike spends an hour with a group of students at Atlanta’s Grady High School for Gradytalks.info.

+ BIO: Michael F. Thomas

Michael has experience in every facet of production. He began his career as a camera operator, then director and producer for public television stations. He moved into management at CNN in the 1980’s as director of operations of the Washington bureau and then as Vice President and General Manager of CNN NewsStand. He was also the Vice President of Production for Turner Original Productions.