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14 posts about Diversity on this blog

  1. Moving in the right direction

    Friday 31 January 2014, 11:44

    Amanda Rice Amanda Rice Head of Diversity, BBC

    Amanda Rice introduces the Diversifying Our Workforce: Employee Equality Information 2013 on the BBC's diversity website. 

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  2. What do lesbian, gay and bisexual audiences really watch on TV?

    Friday 25 October 2013, 15:48

    Adrian Ruth Adrian Ruth Chair, BBC Pride

    Chairman of the BBC's LGBT network Adrian Ruth considers statistics revealing what lesbian, gay and bisexual audiences are watching on television.

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  3. 100 Women who reflect the world and our audiences

    Monday 21 October 2013, 08:35

    Fiona Crack Fiona Crack Editor

    Editor Fiona Crack writes about the development of a project that pledges to turn the spotlight on women's lives around the world.

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  4. BBC Extend: One very special phone call

    Tuesday 10 September 2013, 14:04

    Tom Wentworth Tom Wentworth

    Former BBC Extendee Tom Wentworth talks about his time working as a script assistant at Casualty thanks to the BBC Extend scheme

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  5. Portrayal of lesbian, gay and bisexual people in broadcasting

    Friday 14 December 2012, 11:15

    Tim Davie Tim Davie Director of Audio & Music

    Tim Davie introduces the first results from a study into the portrayal of LGB audiences across all of the BBC's output.  

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  6. The PresentAble Scheme

    Friday 28 September 2012, 10:36

    Caroline Roberts-Cherry Caroline Roberts-Cherry Independents and Diversity Executive

    PresentAble is a training initiative preparing ten would-be presenters for television or radio, all of whom have a passion for broadcasting and some form of disability. The scheme is led by three divisions at the BBC:  Vision, Audio & Music, BBC North (including BBC Children's).

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  7. The BBC's commitment to developing opportunities for women

    Thursday 8 March 2012, 13:48

    Amanda Rice Amanda Rice Head of Diversity, BBC

    The representation of women across political, professional and business life has been widely debated in the past few months.

    For broadcasting too, there has been much focus on the role of women both on and off-screen, most recently on the number of expert women used on TV and radio in a campaign by...

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  8. Celebrating the best in diversity and creativity at the CDN Awards 2011

    Wednesday 7 December 2011, 15:21

    Mark Thompson Mark Thompson Director-General (2004-2012)

    Last night was a fantastic evening celebrating the best in creativity and diversity at the third annual Creative Diversity Network (CDN) Awards, which took place at MediaCityUK studios in Salford.

    As current Chair of the CDN,...

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  9. BBC winners at Stonewall Awards

    Friday 4 November 2011, 12:37

    Tim Davie Tim Davie Director of Audio & Music

    Last year, we carried out our most comprehensive piece of research into the portrayal of LGB audiences. A key finding of the research found that lesbian, gay and bisexual audiences want to see more and greater diversity within portrayal.

    It's been quite a journey, but following the progress we've made...

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  10. Everyone has a story - the BBC's new diversity strategy

    Tuesday 24 May 2011, 09:57

    Amanda Rice Amanda Rice Head of Diversity, BBC

    Today we're publishing the BBC Diversity Strategy for 2011-15, outlining our commitment to diversity in the programmes we make and the people we work with. We are also publishing the research and consultation that have helped shape this strategy and perhaps most importantly, the action plans divisions...

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  11. BBC Chairs Cultural Diversity Network

    Wednesday 9 March 2011, 10:30

    Amanda Rice Amanda Rice Head of Diversity, BBC

    This week is an eventful one in the calendar of the BBC Diversity team and I wanted to take a moment to share some updates and information with you.

    Tonight we hold our official launch event to mark the BBC's takeover as Chair of the Cultural Diversity Network (CDN), an association of Britain's leading...

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  12. BBC Diversity Consultation opens today

    Wednesday 10 November 2010, 10:01

    Amanda Rice Amanda Rice Head of Diversity, BBC

    Today the BBC opens a consultation to ask for your views about our ongoing diversity work.

    As a body funded by licence fee payers, the BBC is continually finding ways to talk to and involve the widest possible range of audiences including under-served communities. Asking people to tell us how...

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  13. Trisha Goddard meets CBeebies Cerrie Burnell

    Monday 28 June 2010, 19:23

    Damon Rose Damon Rose


    Here at Ouch! - the BBC's disability website - we're rather pleased with our new series of daisy-chained video interviews. Called Dis Connected, we brought an eclectic group of noteworthy people together, some of whom you may not have immediately put in the disability bracket. And it's that fact alone...

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  14. The BBC's award-winning diversity

    Tuesday 1 December 2009, 12:13

    Amanda Rice Amanda Rice Head of Diversity, BBC

    As a public sector broadcaster, reflecting the differences within as well as between the UK's diverse communities, nations and regions in all our output is part of what we are here to do.

    It's nice to know that when we do that well - when we seek to really understand and connect with difference through...

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