May 15, 2023
Authentic Leadership: Episode 2 - Authenticity and honesty: "It was a big moment for me to say that I was struggling"
In this episode of our Authentic Leadership podcast we look at how newsroom environments can foster or hinder the search for authenticity. We explore the importance of finding allies and being honest with yourself on the journey. Speakers:
Host: Ramaa Sharma is an award-winning Digital Leader, Consultant and Executive Coach. Until recently she was the Senior Digital Editor in BBC News, driving digital transformation across the division of 8,000 journalists. She also worked with the BBC News Board to help facilitate a more diverse and inclusive newsroom. Prior to that Ramaa spent a decade of her career presenting and reporting across multiple BBC platforms, before moving into digital leadership. At the World Service, Ramaa pioneered the first ever digital leadership and social media courses for editors and executives on the World Service Board. In her time Ramaa also edited a number of award winning editorial and digital projects.
Guest: Anup Kaphle is the Editor-in-Chief for Rest of World, helping to launch the publication in 2020. He oversees the site’s editorial vision, managing editorial and audience teams, as the publication expands its network of contributors and reaches wider audiences in the U.S. and abroad. Originally from Nepal, where he was editor-in-chief of the Kathmandu Post, Anup has held a number of senior editorial roles at BuzzFeed News and the Washington Post.
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