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EXPERT WOMEN CAMPAIGN

Expert Women

House of Lords inquiry to focus on expert women

The House of Lords communications committee is poised to launch an investigation into the level of female representation across news broadcasting.

John Ryley

John Ryley, Sky News

The head of Sky News discusses his efforts to boost the number of female experts on screen

Expert Women Day (credit Mark Bassett BBC)

BBC plans BAME Expert initiative

The BBC is to hold two presenter talent days for the BAME communities, which it hopes will build on the success of the Expert Women initiative.

Tami Hoffman

Where are the female aviation experts?

Tami Hoffman says few women experts have commented on the year’s biggest news story.

International Women's Day: gallery

From indie bosses to comedians, and channel controllers to directors, some of TV’s top women came together to celebrate InternationalWomen’s Day last week - with the odd theoretical physicist thrown in.

Caroline Criado Perez

Women still without a voice

Broadcasters must do more if we are to see real, lasting change, says Lis Howell

BBC News

Time to stop paying lip service

As well as boosting female experts, broadcasters must give them time to speak, says Lis Howell

Sky News

Time to rise to the challenge

A new year brings a fresh opportunity for broadcasters to show they’ve changed

C4 News

Room to improve on the road

Women are more visible in the studio - but on location it’s a different story, says Lis Howell

Bettany Hughes

Bettany Hughes calls for 'radical revolution'

Historian Dr Bettany Hughes battled “extraordinary prejudice” when she first tried to enter the TV industry and believes there has to be “radical revolution” for women to achieve equality.

Expert Women

Giving women a voice

Adam Bambury looks at the impact of BBC’s Expert Women Days and speaks to some of the women whose media careers have received a boost

TV Critics

Utopia

TV Critics: Utopia; The Alternative Comedy Experience; Kirstie’s Fill Your House for Free

“As the plot intensifies in Utopia, so too does the garish colour scheme and the risk of blood splatter”

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