Episode 11 of the Podcast features Bob Clarke, founder and chief executive of Mama Youth Project which trains young people from under-represented groups in the media and equips them with the skills and experience to work in production.
As part of IBC365’s Crafting Content themed week, Clarke speaks about his efforts to make media a more inclusive industry. As well as speaking about his route into the industry, Bob talks about the origins of Mama Youth Project, including:
- Mama Youth’s approach to equipping young people with the skills they need for a successful career in media
- The benefit of employing people from a wide-range of backgrounds
- Why terms like ‘diversity’ and ‘BAME’ are problematic
- The importance of long-term commitment to change