MediaCityUK’s SPOTLIGHT ON… International Women’s Day 2021

March 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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MediaCityUK’s SPOTLIGHT ON… International Women’s Day 2021 #ChoosetoChallenge

With Julie Hesmondhalgh, Melissa Johns, Julie Etchingham, Shelley King, Ayshah Tull and Anna Richardson, chaired by BBC Breakfast’s Louise Minchin.

Date: Monday 8th March

Time: 6pm – 7pm

Location: LIVE on MediaCityUK’s Facebook Page


To celebrate International Women’s Day 2021, BBC Breakfast’s Louise Minchin will talk to an amazing and diverse panel of women, including presenter Julie Etchingham (ITV News and Tonight), actor Julie Hesmondhalgh (Broadchurch, Cucumber and ex-Coronation Street),  Melissa Johns (actor in BBC One drama, Life and ex-Coronation Street), Shelley King (Coronation Street), Ayshah Tull (Channel 4 News Reporter) and Anna Richardson (currently presenting Channel 4’s Naked Attraction).


Taking place LIVE on MediaCityUK’s Facebook page, join this all-star panel of women in TV covering news, entertainment, education, soaps, drama and factual; for an inspiring and insightful hour of honest and eye-opening conversation.  Topics up for discussion include issues such as stereotypes and gender bias; the highs and lows of being a woman in television and how to celebrate and elevate women worldwide.


If you would like to submit questions to the panel, please email


So, grab a brew or a glass of wine and some nibbles and join us on International Women’s Day.


This event has been produced to be inclusive for all and will be subtitled and signed in British Sign Language.


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March 8
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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