Despite a scramble to implement diversity policies in recent years, newsrooms across the UK are still dominated by White, middle-class, able-bodied men – particularly at senior levels. No silver bullet will solve this issue, but how can both media and non-media brands help to usher in change?
Daisy Church is a screen industry programme manager and content producer at Media Trust, working on equality, diversity, and inclusion projects including the Reframing Disability Mentoring Programme with News UK.
Marcus Ryder MBE is the head of external consultancies at the Sir Lenny Henry Centre for Media Diversity and a visiting professor in media diversity at Birmingham City University.
Luba Kassova is the co-founder of international audience strategy consultancy AKAS and author of the Missing Perspectives in News research series, looking at the representation of women of all colours in global news media.
Moya Crockett is a writer, journalist, and editor based in London. A former women’s editor, she’s particularly interested in the cultural, social, and political forces that shape people’s lives.
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