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Women in Film & Television History: Meet Ethel Payne, Journalist & First Female African-American National Network News Commentator

By Mellini Kantayya

Ethel Payne (1911-1991) was known in as “the first lady of the black press” and was described by journalist Gwen Ifil as “the most influential journalist and activist most people have never heard of.” 112 more words


La Reina del Sur

May 2016 –  oh em gee. Can we talk about La Reina del Sur!!! I was actually really late to this whole thing. I just happened to need something to binge watch, clicked on episode one and never stopped. 1,552 more words

Women in Media Conference 2017: Shelley Alexander Keynote Speech


Shelley Alexander is the Editorial Lead for Women’s Sport at the BBC prior to which she worked as a programme editor at Football Focus. 518 more words


Women in Media Conference 2017

At the weekend, I made the long journey up to Manchester to attend the Women in Media Conference, a two day event of talks, panels and workshops delivered by women in the fields of journalism, film, television and radio. 627 more words


Feature:Johnica Reed Hawkins

I’ve lived, worked and studied across six continents.

Work / As a writer, I work to archive Black culture through stories.

Latest Project / On assignment for Time, Inc., I traveled to Cuba to explore the African history, traditions and religious customs that form the backbone of the island’s identity. 21 more words

Women in Media 2017

To celebrate International Women’s Day I was part of an incredible team running a Women in Media Conference over the 4th and 5th March in Manchester. 154 more words


Feature: Rene Daniella

My name is René Daniella, and I am originally of both English and American heritage. In my 26 years I have lived in 9 different cities across 4 countries, two of which were not English speaking. 238 more words