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  1. Improving socio-economic diversity at the BBC

    Alan Davey

    Controller, BBC Radio 3

    Improving socio-economic diversity at the BBC

    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...

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  2. Diversity: more to do to better reflect our audiences

    Tunde Ogungbesan

    Head of Diversity, Inclusion and Succession

    Diversity: more to do to better reflect our audiences

    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.

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  3. Aim High with BBC Arabic's AimHigh trainee scheme

    Ellis Palmer

    Journalist, BBC News (World Online)

    Aim High with BBC Arabic's AimHigh trainee scheme

    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.

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  4. BBC Two’s Employable Me: life with Cerebral Palsy

    Nicola Golding

    BBC Two’s Employable Me: life with Cerebral Palsy

    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.

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  5. CBeebies Pablo: empowering young people with autism

    Kay Benbow

    Controller, CBeebies

    CBeebies Pablo: empowering young people with autism

    Kay Benbow introduces the first animated TV series to star an autistic character and the first TV programme with an all-autistic core cast.

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  6. The mothers of invention – Can women change the world?

    Fiona Crack

    Editor BBC 100 Women season

    The mothers of invention – Can women change the world?

    In its fifth year, the BBC 100 Women season looks for solutions. Can you help?

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  7. BBC welcomes talented TV professionals from diverse backgrounds to its Commissioner Development Programme

    Fatima Salaria

    BBC Commissioning Editor, Specialist Factual

    BBC welcomes talented TV professionals from diverse backgrounds to its Commissioner Development Programme

    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.

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  8. Disability Works: The idea behind the pitch

    Johny Cassidy

    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.

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  9. Directing The Break II

    Nour Wazzi

    Director, The Break II

    Directing The Break II

    The Break II is an exciting collaboration between BBC Writersroom and BBC Drama Production to make five original short monologues for BBC Three, written by up-and-coming BAME writing talent from across the UK.

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  10. Seeing in the New Year across the UK with a special recording of Auld Lang Syne

    Ken MacQuarrie

    Director, Nations and Regions

    Director, Nations and Regions Ken MacQuarrie introduces a special recording celebrating the diversity of radio presenters across the UK.

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