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How Jess Rowe Paved The Way For Female Newsreaders At A TV Network

It’s International Women’s Day, and we’re celebrating by bringing you an exclusive interview with our very own Jess Rowe, who talks about paving the way for female newsreaders after speaking up at work.

“From that day on, every woman on the Ten Network got their chance to read the lead news story and they alternated it with their male co-host

JESS ROWE ON PAVING THE WAY FOR FEMALE NEWSREADERS

We asked the women (and a couple of men) behind your favourite podcasts and radio shows to share about a time they’ve #EmbracedEquity and challenged gender stereotypes, called out discrimination, drawn attention to bias and sought out inclusion. We’re going to hear when it worked, when it didn’t, and what they learned from the experience. 

You’ll hear from Carrie Bickmore, Jess Rowe, Sarah Maree Cameron,  Fifi Box, Turia Pitt, Natarsha Belling, Jamila Rizvi, Steph Claire Smith & Laura Henshaw, Erin Molan, Lama Zakharia, Loren Barry and Kymba Cahill along with Tommy Little, Brendan Fevola and Nick Cody

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International Women’s Day has shared the meaning of the theme this year as:

The IWD 2023 #EmbraceEquity campaign theme seeks to get the world talking about why “equal opportunities are no longer enough” – and can in fact be exclusionary, rather than inclusive.

What does #EmbraceEquity mean to you? Let us know on our LiSTNR Entertainment Facebook page.

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