Women in Radio & Audio

A series of six, weekly events - starting 24 Feb

Catchup

Helen Thomas
Dame Melanie Dawes
Lorna Clarke
Rebecca Frank
Siobhan Kenny
Ruth Fitzsimons

24th February - Leadership Launch Event

The programme of six talks launched on Wednesday 24th February with a leadership panel hosted by Head of BBC Radio 2 and Chair of The Radio Academy Helen Thomas, in which we heard the inspirational stories of five leading women in the business:

  • Rebecca Frank - Content Director, KISS Network
  • Lorna Clarke - Controller of BBC Popular Music
  • Siobhan Kenny - CEO of Radiocentre
  • Dame Melanie Dawes - Chief Executive of Ofcom
  • Ruth Fitzsimons - MD of Podfront UK

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Sara Cox
Louise Molony
Kaylee Golding

3rd March - Sara Cox & Louise Molony, with Kaylee Golding
From 12.30-1.30pm

BBC Radio 2’s Sara Cox and her producer Louise Molony were in-conversation with Kaylee Golding, talking about the Presenter-Producer relationship and how they work together.

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Helen Zaltzman
Christina Moore
Poppy Jay & Rubina Pabani

10th March - Women in Podcasting
At the earlier time of 12.00-1.00pm

Podcasting Pioneer Helen Zaltzman was in conversation with Founder of Don't Skip Media Christina Moore and the hosts of Brown Girls Do It Too, Poppy Jay & Rubina Pabani. They spoke about the podcast sector, and how it's changed during its development in the last 20 years.

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Ilarna Nche
Katherine Boyle
Linzi Symons

17th March - New Platforms
From 12.30-1.30pm

A discussion about new audio platforms, with Radio Times Moment of the Year co-winner Katherine Boyle who now presents a show with Iain Lee on Twitch, BBC Radio 1 Senior Social Media Strategist Linzi Symons who has pioneered work on TikTok and more, and Voice Technology expert and prolific Clubhouse user Ilarne Nche, Founder and Software Engineer at Adassa Innovations.

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Amy Zayed
Lina Chawaf
Tolu Oniru-Demuren (aka Toolz)

24th March - International Panel
From 12.30-1.30pm

Our guests were Amy Zayed, a Broadcast Journalist based in Germany; Lina Chawaf, Executive Director at Radio Rozana based in Paris and providing balanced news and information to Syria; and Tolu Oniru-Demuren (aka Toolz) presenter on Nigeria's The Beat 99.9FM in Lagos.

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Aasmah Mir
Eleanor Oldroyd

31st March - Women in News & Sport
From 12.30-1.30pm

Our final session focused on News and Sport, with Times Radio Breakfast co-host Aasmah Mir and BBC Radio Five Live presenter (and the First Lady of Fighting Talk) Eleanor Oldroyd.

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