Discussing what authenticity means in the context of newsroom leadership, host Ramaa Sharma speaks to two experts with backgrounds in journalism, Ruchika Tulshyan and Stéphane Mayoux. In this first episode of our Authentic Leadership mini-series, host Ramaa Sharma speaks to two experts - both with backgrounds in journalism - on what authenticity means in the context of newsroom leadership. The discussion focuses on the extra challenges that leaders from minority backgrounds face in staying true to themselves and thriving the workplace.
Host: Ramaa Sharma is an award-winning Digital Editor, Consultant and Executive Coach. Until recently she was the Senior Digital Editor in BBC News. In her 17-year career at the BBC, Ramaa spent her first decade presenting and reporting across multiple platforms, before moving into digital consultancy and editing for the World Service. At the World Service, Ramaa pioneered the first ever digital leadership and social media courses for editors and executives on the World Service Board. Ramaa is interested in giving voice to minority and marginalised communities and facilitating a more just world. Ramaa believes we transform ourselves and each other through insight and dialogue
Guest: Ruchika Tulshyan is a recognised media expert on inclusive leadership and workplace culture. She is the founder of Candour, an inclusion strategy practice, and is the best-selling author of Inclusion on Purpose: An Intersectional Approach to Creating a Culture of Belonging at Work. Prior to her work in this area Ruchika was an international business journalist.
Guest: Stéphane Mayoux is a coach and psychotherapist with interests in identity, culture, race, difference, and experience in trauma therapy. Before becoming a psychotherapist, Stephane worked for the BBC for nearly 25 years as a journalist and editor on radio and television, specialising in news about and for Africa.
For a full transcript of this episode view this webpage: https://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/news/our-podcast-authentic-leadership-episode-1-what-does-authenticity-mean