The Women in Media Industry Insight Report 2022 captures the concerns of women working in the sector and their proposals to deliver a better deal.
That message has been delivered via newspapers, online sites, and radio stations across the country.
Read the coverage and download the report.
Gender inequality is a major concern among women working in Australia’s media industry
Veteran TV producer’s warning over ‘female brain drain’ in media
Media sector urged to improve gender equality
Women in media face a big pay gap, high workloads and lack of career progress
Women in media call for gender audits as industry pay gap exceeds national average
Women in Media want gender pay audits
Why media careers stagnate for women
Report: 56% of women in Australian media are dissatisfied with the progress of their careers
Women in Media call for gender pay audits, mentoring and training
@WIM_Aus has released the inaugural Women in Media Industry Insight Report 2022 today. The survey highlights an opportunity for transparency and programs that address systemic gender inequity within the media industry. Read the report here: https://t.co/5uHJRKX1Fo#wimsurvey — WGEA (@WGEAgency) August 15, 2022
A new report from @WIM_Aus shows a big pay gap, high workloads and lack of career progression for women in media. More than one in two women working in media in Australia think the industry has weak gender equality commitment. https://t.co/MV1KgazFfc — Women's Agenda (@WomensAgenda) August 15, 2022
What can be done? Experts say: 💸 Pay transparency 🤝 Better training and mentoring to help retain and promote women. — ChiefExecutiveWomen (@CEWAus) August 15, 2022
With a gender pay gap above the national average, 84% of women in the Australian media industry are calling for their organisations to implement gender pay audits, a @WIM_Aus study has found. https://t.co/Smt32QvNwT — Mumbrella News (@Mumbrellanews) August 15, 2022
The vast majority of respondents to a @WIM_Aus survey have called for gender pay audits, with this seen as the most pressing issue the industry needs to address https://t.co/Cu4qydWoe1 — IF magazine (@insidefilm) August 15, 2022
Data collected by advocacy group @WIM_Aus revealed more than half of women working in the industry rated its commitment to gender equality as “weak”, warning this created a barrier to career advancement.https://t.co/kwEHBJpHuN — Media Diversity AU (@MediaDiverseAU) August 15, 2022
Important survey and opportunity to discuss why media does a great job reporting on gender inequity but not so good on addressing the barriers in the sector @ABCNewsRadio https://t.co/BqzOtzIkQH — Catherine Fox AM (@corporatefox) August 15, 2022
“Heavy workloads, unclear pathways & #genderpaygap larger than national average are hindering women’s career progress in media organisations &could result in “female brain drain” from the industry, new @WIM_Aus research shows @corporatefox @Anita_Jacoby https://t.co/vmbvkdVOiA — sam mostyn (@sammostyn) August 14, 2022
Gender pay audits are needed to redress the entrenched gender pay gaps in Australia’s media. This report by @WIM_Aus finds that more than half of respondents were dissatisfied or unsure about how to advance their careers.#MEAAmediahttps://t.co/3f2vf5ikOh — MEAA (@withMEAA) August 16, 2022
Important research by @WIM_Aus @WiMVic showing that we need to do much more to support and empower Women in the Media Industry into Leadership positions to prevent a Female brain drain – we need the opposite – more Women at the top.#FemaleLeadershipFTW#FutureisFeminist https://t.co/zmgImFnQUs pic.twitter.com/u5E2LACiLP — Julian Kendall (@jkmccrann) August 16, 2022
See all the findings of @WIM_Aus's inaugural Industry Insight Report 2022 online here: https://t.co/zeUMTQEWo4 pic.twitter.com/IygYgtoS35 — Walkley Foundation (@walkleys) August 18, 2022