Women of color are underrepresented in managerial roles and senior editorial positions. Despite media diversity gains, coverage of underrepresented communities remains scant and content across media suffers from its lack of breadth.
At the 2019 SOAR Up event, female thought leaders across print, TV, radio and digital shared their experiences and challenges. Managers are not rewarded for promoting minority women. Editorial meetings need more thoughtful and inclusive discussions, and women need to be active joiners of professional organizations and boards to identify issues and institute change.
SOAR members agreed that their path forward as journalists of color is to understand where media diversity efforts stand today, share that story and insist on accountability and measurable results:
Participants pledged to be agents of change and always remain positive.
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