Tagged with: diversity
Controller, BBC Radio 3
The BBC exists to represent the whole of the UK. Because we are funded by everyone via the licence fee we must make programmes that educate, entertain and inform all our audiences. This means whatever your interest in music, be it classical, pop or folk; whatever you taste in television, be it d...
Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Succession
When Justin Trudeau was asked why it was so important to him to have a gender balanced cabinet, his answer was simple: “Because it’s 2015”. The Canadian Prime Minister was making the point bluntly that it’s impossible for organisations that represents society to pay lip service to diversity.
Journalist, BBC News (World Online)
As BBC Arabic accepts applications for AimHigh: its first ever trainee scheme in the region for journalists with disabilities, Ellis Palmer, Journalist, BBC News (World Online) blogs about his experience working for the BBC.
Twenty-six year old Nicola was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at the age of two. She is one eight disabled job seekers whose stories are told in BBC Two’s Employable Me to take on the (seemingly impossible) challenge of finding employment.
Kay Benbow introduces the first animated TV series to star an autistic character and the first TV programme with an all-autistic core cast.
Editor BBC 100 Women season
In its fifth year, the BBC 100 Women season looks for solutions. Can you help?
BBC welcomes talented TV professionals from diverse backgrounds to its Commissioner Development Programme
BBC Commissioning Editor, Specialist Factual
Fatima Salaria is the BBC’s Commissioning Editor for Religion and Ethics and took part in the first Commissioner Development Programme. Here she meets this year's participants to talk about what they can expect.
Producer, BBC Business Unit
BBC News producer, Johny Cassidy, explains how sometimes 'you identify an important issue at the right time and the story just seems to take off'. As is what happened with 'Disability Works' an idea he pitched to explore the experiences of disabled people in the workforce and as consumers.
Director, Nations and Regions
Director, Nations and Regions Ken MacQuarrie introduces a special recording celebrating the diversity of radio presenters across the UK.