BBC Ros Atkins - 50:50 How to balance gender in British media and beyond?

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Council Chamber

Old Broadcasting House

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W1A 1AA

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Ros Atkins, BBC World News Presenter

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BBC's Ros Atkins will share his experience working on the project "50:50 Challenge", which seeks to balance gender on BBC programmes. After the talk, the audience is invited to take part in a Q&A with Ros and share suggestions and views to find the best way forward.

If you wish to share your questions, please email us at
ymatsuda17@columbia.london.edu and we will address some of them during the event.


Programme

6.00 pm Registration open

6.30 pm Speech by Ros Atkins, followed by a Q&A

7.30 pm

7:35 pm to 8.30 pm (Optional) Tour of the BBC building (subject to the number of attendees) and/or Networking drink at Horse & Groom, 128 Great Portland St., W1W 6PS


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Registration is required to attend this event.

Photo ID and bags check will be required to enter the BBC building on the day.

This is not a broadcast event.

About BBC 50:50 Challenge

BBC 50:50 Challenge ensures that there is a 50:50 split of expert voices across its airwaves in news, current affairs and a range of topical programmes, by April 2019. Ros Atkins is the driving force behind this concept and he is promoting it to go beyond British TV screen.

For more details;
http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediacentre/latestnews/2018/50-50-challenge

Huffington Post Article, "How We're Bringing Gender Equality To BBC Expert Guests".
https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/bbc-women_uk_5ac1f4e5e4b0a47437ac46cf


Biography
Ros Atkins is a presenter of Outside Source which broadcasts on BBC World News television (21:00 GMT, Mon-Thu). Prior to Outside Source, Ros hosted World Have Your Say on BBC TV and radio for many years.

For more details;
http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/profiles/4hrGCHhtR1gRT0ktCYQ575V/ros-atkins

We look forward to seeing you!

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BBC

Council Chamber

Old Broadcasting House

London

W1A 1AA

United Kingdom

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Organiser Columbia School of Journalism | Columbia Business School | London Business School

Organiser of BBC Ros Atkins - 50:50 How to balance gender in British media and beyond?

This event is organised by the alumni of Columbia School of Journalism and Columbia Business School | London Business School.

For further details, please email us at; ymatsuda17@columbia.london.edu or vinkni@gmail.com

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