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Women on Air Conference



Public, Staff, Students, Alumni, Academics

This event will be of particular interest to those working or studying in the areas of research/academia, broadcast/online/print media, PR and communications, Government and sociology.

Chaired by Professor Lis Howell, this exciting conference will provide an update on the research into women in UK broadcast news and will ask what more needs to be done to ensure fair representation, both by broadcasters and by government.

Speakers confirmed include:

Margot James, Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries
Nicky Morgan, MP, Former Minister for Women and Equalities
Fran Unsworth, Head of News, BBC
Emily Thornberry, MP, Shadow Foreign Secretary
Jo Swinson, MP, Deputy Leader Liberal Democrats
Paul Royall, Editor, BBC News at Ten
Ade Rawcliffe, ITV Head of Diversity  
Cathy Newman, Channel 4 News
Penny Marshall, ITV News
Ros Atkins, BBC 50/50 project
Minnie Stephenson, C5 News
Kathryn Stanczyszyn, BBC local radio
Cordelia Lynch, Sky News Washington
Fatima Manji, Reporter, Channel 4 News
Professor Suzanne Franks, Head of the Journalism Department, City, University of London
Ben De Pear, Editor, Channel 4 News
Julie Hulme. Director of Newsgathering ITV
Jane Threlfall, Editor News Output Sky News
Deborah Williams, Executive Director, Creative Diversity Network
Andrew Chown, Directors UK
Ollie Stone Lee, Deputy Editor, Today programme

Places are limited and will be offered on a first come first served basis. Draft programme - pdf (subject to change)

Please note, filming and photography will be taking place during this conference.

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When and where

9.30am - 5.30pmThursday 14th June 2018

Northampton Suite A University Building City, University of London Northampton Square London EC1V 0HB United Kingdom

Contact Details

City Events Team

+44 (0)20 7040 8037

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