Floella Benjamin

WFTV award winners Byrne & Benjamin sound clarion call for women in leadership roles

Women in Film and Television (WFTV) Award winners Baroness Floella Benjamin and Channel 4’s Dorothy Byrne used their wins to sound a clarion call for greater diversity in media. Benjamin and Byrne were among the 14 women feted at the 29th annual WFTV Awards in London on Friday (6 December). Benjamin won the EON Productions […]

News brief: Tessa Jowell among new RTS vice presidents

Former UK culture secretary Dame Tessa Jowell is among six new vice presidents at the Royal Television Society, the UK industry group for TV professionals. The other new RTS vice presidents are News International chief executive Mike Darcey, Ofcom chair Colette Bowe, broadcaster Stewart Purvis, Arqiva chief executive John Cresswell and TV presenter Baroness Floella […]