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Caribbean news. CaribDirect and Shiloh PR are delighted to announce yet another powerful woman in mainstream media, Miranda Wayland, diversity and inclusion manager for ITV. Miranda is the third in a string of influential industry professionals to provide support to the distinguished panel from the floor along with Michelle Matherson from ITV Shiver Studios, Neila Butt, BBC’s diversity editor for English regions and Baby Isako, SKY film creator / writer of Venus vs Mars. Miranda is responsible for the development and implementation of ITV’s Diversity and Inclusion strategy. ITV is an inclusive employer and recognises that its people is its greatest asset, Miranda is tasked with infusing diversity within the organisation and supporting the business to attract and retain the best talent to the organisation, she also has the responsibility to ensure that colleagues are fully supported to be their best within the work place.  Diversity falls within the remit of ITV’s Corporate Responsibility business objectives.

ITV's Diversity and Inclusion Manager Miranda Wayland

ITV’s Diversity and Inclusion Manager Miranda Wayland

In this role, she works closely with stakeholders, programme makers, HR Directors and operational teams to create a framework that supports ITV to attract, retain and progress diverse talent within the workforce. Miranda also works pan industry through her involvement with CDN – Creative Diversity Network and currently Chair’s the West Yorkshire Diversity Forum in Leeds. She is also a frequent speaker at diversity events such as Stonewall Workplace conferences and Mama Youth Project, sharing her knowledge and expertise to help future proof the industry and inspire the next generation of talent. The extent of her remit, sees her advising Government and Ministers to support in the delivery of the Disability Confident Conference aim at FTSE 100 employers and externally she is an Advisory board member for ShineMedia .

Westminster Kingsway College Photo courtesy wwwcamdennewjournalcom

Westminster Kingsway College. Photo courtesy www.camdennewjournal.com

Billed for Wednesday 17th December 2014 at the Westminster Kingsway College, 211 Grays Inn Rd, London WC1X 8RA, (take Northern Line to Kings Cross and exit onto Kings Cross Square, bear left , at lights cross over to Grays Inn road and walk for 5 minutes) with registration beginning at 6.30pm the event will be moderated by veteran radio broadcaster / writer / publisher Dotun Adebayo MBE. The seminar, is being conducted in memory of the late comedian / actor Felix Dexter who was originally due to chair last year’s seminar but passed away two months before.

Our distinguished panel includes:


Richard Blackwood Legendary Stand up Comic Actor Presenter Broadcaster Photo courtesy wwwcharliekennycom

Richard Blackwood – Legendary Stand-up Comic, Actor, Presenter, Broadcaster
.Photo courtesy www.charliekenny.com


Photo courtesy yhponlinecom Joanna Abeyie Senior Showbiz and News Journalist

Photo courtesy yhponline.com
Joanna Abeyie – Senior Showbiz and News Journalist


Michelle Riley Director Black Visions TV Photo Courtesy Nimz Chana of N C Studios

Michelle Riley – Director Black Visions TV. Photo Courtesy Nimz Chana of N. C. Studios

Ruby Mulraine former BBC 1Xtra Executive

Ruby Mulraine – former BBC 1Xtra Executive

Event Moderator:

Photo courtesy madnewsukcom Dotun Adebayo MBE broadcast journalist writer publisher

Photo courtesy madnewsuk.com
Dotun Adebayo MBE – broadcast journalist / writer / publisher

Come and rub shoulders with Radio, TV, Newspaper, Magazine, Online executives, actors and comedians Click link to see video of last year’s seminar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWafzhb3IX8  Refreshments available Admission: Early bird tickets £10.00 until 15th December; Regular tickets £15.00 from 16th December 2014 Special note to Media Students: Discounted tickets are available to university / college students studying journalism, film, or mass communication. These tickets are first come first served and very limited so book now.   Buy tickets


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