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The Media Show - Women on Radio and TV

Why are there not more women on radio and TV as experts, commentators and presenters? Steve Hewlett explores the issues.

Why aren't there more women on radio and tv as experts, commentators and presenters? Steve Hewlett explores the issues on The Media Show this week with a range of insiders: Anne Morrison, Director of the BBC Academy, who ran a day of training for women experts last week with more planned; Fiona Fox, Director of the Science Media Centre which links news programmes up with expert scientists; Lis Howell, Director of Broadcasting at City University, who has been monitoring the number of women on news programmes; Emma Barnett, the Telegraph's Women's Editor; Chris Shaw, Editorial Director of ITN Productions and Executive Producer of The Agenda and Tamy Hoffman, Interviews Editor of Sky News.

The producer is Simon Tillotson.

  • Broadcast on BBC Radio 4, 4:30PM Wed, 23 Jan 2013
  • Available until 12:00AM Thu, 1 Jan 2099
  • First broadcast BBC Radio 4, 4:30PM Wed, 23 Jan 2013
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  • Duration 30 minutes

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