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Women in Media Conference 2017: “Just Made it in the Media” Panel

Who? Laurie Kirkman who is working as a Development Assistant at Red Production Company. She has worked in production for Hollyoaks and Britain’s Got Talent as well as a freelance script writer for the Royal Exchange Theatre. Polly Bartlett has worked as a runner on The Crystal Maze, Arrivals, Location Location Location and Secret Life… Continue reading Women in Media Conference 2017: “Just Made it in the Media” Panel

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Women in Media Conference 2017: “Gathering the News”

Who? Alex Wallis has worked in radio for about 13 years. She started her career in Chester before moving to Radio city. She later became freelance until joining Global working at Heart North Wales before moving back to the North west as the Regional News Editor and also provides stories to LBC involving the North… Continue reading Women in Media Conference 2017: “Gathering the News”

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Women in Media Conference 2017: Shelley Alexander Keynote Speech

Who? Shelley Alexander is the Editorial Lead for Women’s Sport at the BBC prior to which she worked as a programme editor at Football Focus. What was discussed? Her career had an inauspicious beginning due to being told that she couldn’t be a sports journalist as you don’t have women doing sport. Undeterred, she worked… Continue reading Women in Media Conference 2017: Shelley Alexander Keynote Speech

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Women in Media Conference 2017

At the weekend, I made the long journey up to Manchester to attend the Women in Media Conference, a two day event of talks, panels and workshops delivered by women in the fields of journalism, film, television and radio. The conference was held at the People’s History Museum in the Spinningfields area of the city.… Continue reading Women in Media Conference 2017

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An afternoon at BBC Radio London

As alluded to in my previous post about the Sound Women tech training session I attended recently, there was something rather exciting about to take place. Unless you haven’t guessed already to what the something entailed from the exceedingly cryptic post title, I was lucky enough to be able to get some shadowing experience with… Continue reading An afternoon at BBC Radio London