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Diversity in Journalism and Broadcasting

Chair: Hardeep Matharu, Editor, Byline News

Speakers:

Brian Cathcart

Rizwana Hamid is the director of Centre for Media Monitoring overseeing the teams work and engaging with key stakeholders (media professionals, regulators, policy makers & other campaign groups). Rizwana has over 30 year experience working in the media. She has worked as a producer/director for BBC Television (News, Current Affairs, Religious, Documentary, World Service & Multicultural Programming) as well as for Channel 4 and other international broadcasters. Her films have won awards – “Journey Into Darkness” – BBC Panorama, been used as evidence in internal enquiries – “Inside Injustice” – Channel 4, and led to changes in policy – “Skeleton’s in the Cupboard” – BBC Heart of the Matter. Rizwana has also run media skills workshops for disenfranchised communities in the UK, Zimbabwe and South Africa.

In Association with MEND