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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