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Diversity: The Bigger Picture

Some of the biggest shows on TV today, both unscripted and scripted, feature diverse casts and stories that connect with diverse audiences. In order to craft authentic TV about and ...
June 6, 2017

Some of the biggest shows on TV today, both unscripted and scripted, feature diverse casts and stories that connect with diverse audiences. In order to craft authentic TV about and for the real world, diverse talent is needed at the executive level. At the Diversity: The Bigger Picture panel, you’ll meet execs who are shaping TV schedules – and culture – with diversity as a priority. What more can be done to ensure that there is more diverse talent behind the scenes as well as in front of the camera?

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About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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