BBC announces £100m for inclusive programmes as it sets 20 percent diversity hiring target

BBC announces £100m for inclusive programmes as it sets 20 percent diversity hiring target

Director-General, Tony Hall, says: “The senseless killing of George Floyd – and what it tells us about the stain of systemic racism – has had a profound impact on all of us.

“It’s made us question ourselves about what more we can do to help tackle racism – and drive inclusion within our organisation and in society as a whole.

“This is our response – it’s going to drive change in what we make and who makes it. It’s a big leap forward – and we’ll have more to announce in the coming weeks.”

More to follow…

Published at Mon, 22 Jun 2020 11:16:00 +0000