Profile of Ebony presenter, Juliet Alexander, with panel discussion focusing on Black women in broadcast journalism.
Juliet Alexander presented Ebony on the BBC, which in 1982 became the UK’s first Black news and current affairs TV magazine programme. Previously a journalist at a time of great racial unrest, she worked on The Guardian and The Sunday Times, as well as co-presenting Black Londoners on BBC Radio London with Alex Pascall. TV extracts from a pioneering career will include Granada Reprots, Albert Dock, Liverpool, 1987, from Ebony. These will combine with panel discussion about the achievement and the progress of Black women in broadcast journalism. Speakers include Juliet Alexander, Terry Jervis, Mia Morris and others.
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This presentation is part of African Odysseys
Black History Walks has over 20 years’ experience managing film exhibitions and talks. The African Odysseys film programme at the British Film Institute is the only one of its kind in the country. No other cinema offers a monthly showing of Black films plus a Q&A session. The programme has proven hugely successful over the last 15 years and has created an impressive archive of general history, film history and recorded Q&As with directors, actors and producers.
You can see some of our recorded post film Q&As on our Youtube page