BBC pledged £100 MILLION for Diversity and Inclusion
Meanwhile, the BBC has already announced its own 100 million fund to produce “diverse and inclusive content.” The fund was announced by Head of Creative Diversity, June Sarpong (above) on the anniversary of Windrush, and will be spread out over 3 years from April 2021. There is also a target to have 20% of underrepresented groups (e.g. BAME, Disabled, from disadvantaged backgrounds) on screen.
Look out for the BBC CDX:
A two-day programme of masterclasses, talks and interviews will take place online from 7-8 July, Aimed at 16-24 years. We got a sneak preview last week and it looks likely to be an impressive and highly interactive and collaborative event.