On air: Advice for women journalists working in broadcast media


At the Women on Air event held at City University in London last week, women working in broadcast journalism discussed the challenges and opportunities for female reporters, producers and editors in the industry.

This week's podcast is an excerpt of the 'Where are they now?' session within the conference, with:

Audio from the session was recorded by Madalina Ciobanu and reproduced with permission from the speakers and City University.

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Panama Papers: Lessons from working on the biggest leak and collaboration in journalism history

You may have access to leaked files, but that doesn't necessarily mean you have a story

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Study highlights what British journalists think of the current media landscape

The latest survey from the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism reveals journalists’ views on ethics, pay, PR and other pressures in the industry

How can drones be used to generate data for in-depth journalism?

How can this technology go beyond just visual footage and help news organisations expand the way they collect and use data in their reporting?

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 26/04/16

Safe House: The making of a graphic novel about Tanzania’s child brides

What's the process of creating a graphic novel, and what advantages does the format bring to reporting?

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 18/04/16

'There are calls you have to make as a reporter' – Ethical challenges faced whilst covering the refugee crisis

Simon Shuster, reporter for New York based magazine Time, explains the importance of balancing reporting duties with moral decisions when covering the crisis

Posted by Caroline Scott on 11/04/16

'Two sides of the same coin': Getting more women in the news and behind the news

Challenges for female journalists are not present just at senior level, but also when they decide to enter the profession or apply for a certain job

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 04/04/16

Virtual reality as an empathy machine: Immersive non-fiction storytelling

What challenges and responsibilities do content creators have when producing VR documentaries designed around the concept of presence?

Posted by Caroline Scott on 07/03/16

Metrics beyond real-time data: Mapping audience interests and predicting shares

How can newsrooms make the most of audience data?

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 02/03/16

What journalists can do to reduce stress in the newsroom

This week's episode offers advice for journalists to fight the anxiety and pressure that is often experienced on the job

Posted by Caroline Scott on 22/02/16

Project management in the newsroom – what are the benefits?

This week's episode looks at the overlap between project and product management and why previous experience is an advantage for a person taking on this role in the newsroom

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 15/02/16

How solutions journalism can help news outlets deliver better stories

People are asking more from the news they consume – is constructive journalism the answer?

Posted by Caroline Scott on 08/02/16

Leave a message after the tone: CNN and Washington Post are using voicemail to connect with their audiences

Would you share your story through voicemail, anonymous or otherwise?

Posted by Mădălina Ciobanu on 02/02/16

Game changer? Android phones now have more mobile journalism apps

With many previously iOS-only mojo staples now on Android, what are the opportunities for mobile reporters on the platform?

Posted by Catalina Albeanu on 26/01/16

Why journalists should be involved in online communities

What are the benefits of networking online with other professionals in the industry, and how can we ensure we reap them?

Posted by Caroline Scott on 18/01/16

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