Women on Air
Resources and discussion from a conference on Friday 4 April 2014 to announce and discuss the findings of a two-year survey for the Expert Women campaign. In association with Broadcast magazine and the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism
- Dame Tessa Jowell's introductory remarks
- Michael Bromley's presentation - 'Journalism as women's work - do the numbers add up?'
- Lis Howell's presentation - 'Expert women campaign'
- Lis Howell's research synopsis
- Lis Howell's article - 'Women still without a voice' (Broadcast Magazine, 7 March 2014)
- Speakers' biographies
Dame Tessa Jowell, MP, introduced by Professor Andrew Jones, Dean of the School of Arts and Social Sciences, City, University of London.
Panel 2 - The expert women
Professor Suzanne Franks, City, University of London, interviews our panel of expert women about the change needed in attitudes towards them and their role.
- Dame Carol Black of Newnham College, Cambridge
- Caroline Criado Perez of 'The Women's Room'
- Anne Morrison, Head of the BBC Academy
- Helen Goodman MP, Shadow Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) Minister with responsibility for broadcasting
Panel 3 - The rising generation of news
The difficulties of 'making it' as TV reporters in a section of the profession overwhelmingly dominated by men.
- Penny Marshall, BBC Education Edito
- Kat Stanczyszyn, Political Reporter, BBC
- Minnie Stephenson, Entertainment Reporter, Channel 5 News
- Cordelia Lynch, Reporter, Channel 4 News
Professor Michael Bromley, City, University of London looks across the world at women in journalism, with some surprises.
Panel 5 - Response from the newsdesk
Professor Stewart Purvis, City, University of London, gets reaction to the morning's 'stats and speakers' from four senior news executives.
- Mary Hockaday, Head of the BBC Multimedia Newsroom
- Robin Elias, Managing Editor, ITN
- Sarah Whitehead, Head of Home News, Sky News
- Shaminder Nahal, Deputy Editor, Channel 4 News
Krishnan Guru-Murthy, Presenter, Channel 4 News