- Subject index
This work within The SAGE Reference Series on Leadership provides undergraduate students with an authoritative reference resource on leadership issues specific to women and gender. Although covering historical and contemporary barriers to women’s leadership and issues of gender bias and discrimination, this two-volume set focuses as well on positive aspects and opportunities for leadership in various domains and is centered on the 101 most important topics, issues, questions, and debates specific to women and gender. Entries provide students with more detailed information and depth of discussion than typically found in an encyclopedia entry, but lack the jargon, detail, and density of a journal article.Key FeaturesProvides a list of further readings and references after each entry, as well as a detailed index and an online version of the work to maximize accessibility for today's student audience.
Chapter 85: Women as Leaders in Television News
Women as Leaders in Television News
Without women in television news, the industry would look quite different. The presence of women in television has jumped significantly since the early days. A survey conducted in 2009 by the Radio and Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) and Hofstra University showed that “women make up over 41 percent of the TV news workforce and over 29 percent of TV news directors. Both are record highs, and it's the second year in a row that the percentage of women TV news directors has set a new record” (Papper, 2009). ...