Blogs tagged "Making Access Happen"

July 2016

CMC 2016: Report – Making Access Happen

Posted on: Thursday 07 July 2016 2:55pm by Heather McDaid

"Media cannot reflect society, if society is not reflected in the media." How can the kids’ media sector open its doors to a wider range of entrants to the workplace? Takeaways: These conversations have been happening for years, and need to go further Change the system and the way you think to find new people to work with Detail: We start with a video, because sometimes comedy can speak absolute volumes. Jackie Myburgh of BBC Children’s is pleased to say they don’t reflect the video; the BBC has done a lot of work to find diverse talent through schemes. They set and hit recent targets: off screen, 12% BAME, and 3% who are disabled, though she admits there is still…

CMC 2016 Event Reports BBC Children CMC CMC 2016 Drummer TV Gregory Boardman Jackie Myburgh Making Access Happen PACT Rachel Drummond-Hay Rastamouse Company Rosina Robson Simone Pennant Society The TV Collective

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