Last Wednesday on what was the hottest day of the year so far and in fact the hottest summer solstice in 40 years, I made my way up to the British Library at Kings Cross to attend the Radio Academy’s Radio Festival 2017. I had been extremely lucky in being able to win tickets to… Continue reading Radio Festival 2017
Who? Cat Lewis is an award winning producer who runs independent production company Nine Lives Media. She had produced documentaries, children’s programmes and current affairs for various UK and American channels. What was discussed? Cat gave us a run down of 10 areas that are needed to be successful. 1. Most new business comes from… Continue reading Women in Media Conference 2017: Ten Techniques to Succeed in Media Workshop
Who? Clare Hudson is a digital editor who currently manages a team producing curation, promotion and picture editing for BBC services including the BBC Homepage. Nicole Le Marie has worked in various regional national newspapers, news websites and broadcasters. She now works at Metro newspaper as a Senior News Reporter. What was discussed? The biggest topic… Continue reading Women in Media Conference 2017: Women in Media- What’s Next?
Who? Victoria Cotton currently works at the BBC as the Output Editor where she decides what we will be broadcast. She had worked on Grandstand, Match of the Day and the coverage of Wimbledon, 6 Nations and five summer Olympics. During 2012 to 2016, she was the only female output editor. Karthi Gnanasegaram presents the… Continue reading Women in Media Conference 2017: Sports Journalism Panel
Who? Chelsea Dickenson started her career as the Station Manager at University of Manchester’s Fuse FM. From there she has worked at The Hits Radio, production for programmes recorded at ITV Studios and is currently a producer at independent company Audio Always based in Media City. What was discussed? The importance of being armed with… Continue reading Women in Media Conference 2017: Developing Ideas Workshop
Who? Steph McGovern has worked in financial journalism for over 13 years covering economic and business news for the BBC. She was the main producer for the daily financial news on Radio 4’s Today programme and was later the lead producer of business news on the BBC’s main news bulletins working with Robert Peston. For… Continue reading Women in Media Conference 2017: Steph McGovern Keynote Speech
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