iPlayer Radio What's New?
Image for Women on Radio and TV

Listen now 30 mins

Listen in pop-out player

Women on Radio and TV

30 minutes
First broadcast:
Wednesday 23 January 2013

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.



  1. Image for Media Show

    Media Show

    BBC Radio 4's topical programme The Media Show, presented by journalist and former TV executive…

BBC © 2014 The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Added. Check out your playlist Dismiss