Amy Turton, Diamond Project Manager, Creative Diversity Network
Ade Rawcliffe, Head of Diversity for Commissioning, ITV
Serena Thompson, Executive Producer in Commissioning, Sky
Carla Mitchell, Project Manager, Four Corners
Josie Dobrin, Chief Executive, Creative Access
Miranda Wayland, Head of Inclusion and Diversity, BBC
Yasir Mirza, Head of Inclusion & Diversity, Channel 4
Mark Heholt, Head of Policy, Screenskills
will be releasing their third Diversity and Equal Opportunities in TV report
this September. In response to this, experts from the media industry will unite to review the publication as you’ll learn what more can be done to increase inclusion.
Westminster Insight’s Diversity in TV Forum will be looking at the barriers to access
, on and off screen, for those employed from across a broad spectrum of backgrounds.
Offering meaningful, sustainable opportunities and career progression
, you will have the opportunity to challenge your recruitment strategy. Don’t miss this chance to collaborate and share initiatives with peers, as we all work towards the common goal of promoting diversity both on and off-screen.
Gain insight on the influence of commissioners
Learn how hearing from diverse voices can remove bias in TV and strengthen your audience reach
Explore how commissioners and production teams can create authentic content and on-screen roles reducing tokenism and typecasting
Engage with industry experts to create an inclusive working environment that promotes people from all backgrounds
Only a small fraction of those employed in TV had a disability (6%); far lower than the UK population
BT, one of the leading broadcasters, will share their initiative that increases access and overcomes barriers to employment.