Tue, 09 Mar | Online, via Zoom

Q&A: Panel discussion with the team behind UKTV's Women on the Force

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Q&A: Panel discussion with the team behind UKTV's Women on the Force

Time & Location

09 Mar, 18:00 – 19:00
Online, via Zoom

About the Event

As part of our programme of events to mark this year’s International Women’s Day, we'll be hearing from some of the female team behind UKTV's second series of Women on the Force.

Hosted by Emma Bullimore, we’ll be joined by Helen Nightingale, UKTV Senior Commissioning Editor, Harriet Leaf, producer/ director, Anna Evans, associate producer and PC Uzma from North Yorkshire Police.

The documentary series offers a rare look into North Yorkshire Police, exploring the reality the women on the force face at work and how that balances with their everyday lives out of uniform. The panel will be discussing the new series and sharing behind the scenes insight to the production.

Helen Nightingale, UKTV Senior Commissioning Editor

Helen is a senior commissioning editor at UKTV, home of channels including Dave, W, Gold and Yesterday. Since joining in 2015, Helen has exec produced on shows across the network and has commissioned the award-winning Emma Willis: Delivering Babies and Women On The Force for W, Cops On The Rock for Dave and Secrets Of The Transport Museum for Yesterday. Prior to joining UKTV, Helen was Head of Factual at Gogglebox Entertainment.

Harriet Leaf - Shooting Producer Director

Harriet has worked in the industry for 15 years having started her career at Granada Television. She shoots programming across the genres from investigative documentaries to factual entertainment. She has worked on over 60 episodes of ITV’s leading current affairs series Tonight including hard hitting editions on domestic violence, poverty, homophobia, foster care, organ donation & antisocial behaviour. Most recently she directed Women On The Force for UKTV following female officers in North Yorkshire Police Service in both their work and home life.

Anna Evans, Associate Producer

Anna has worked in factual TV for over eight years and has recently stepped up to Producing on One Born Every Minute Australia and self-shooting Women On The Force. She has worked on shows which have gone on to win RTS awards such as The Special Needs Employment Agency. Before working in television, Anna worked as an special educational needs teaching assistant which she contributes to helping her documentary work with sensitive and vulnerable contributors.

Host, Emma Bullimore

Entertainment journalist Emma Bullimore has been writing about television for more than a decade, for publications including The Independent, Radio Times, TV Times and The Mirror. She frequently appears on radio and television, including BBC Breakfast, BBC 5Live, Times Radio and Radio 4's Front Row, as well as being the resident TV critic on Jo Whiley's Radio 2 show. She regularly chairs live events for the likes of BAFTA, the BFI and the BBC.

Event Schedule:

17:55: Please join the webinar waiting room

18:00: Host led panel discussion

18:45: Audience Q&A

19:00: Finish

How will the online event work?

This event will be live streamed via Zoom.us. Viewing details will be sent via your confirmation.

Attending participants will not be visible to others and will be muted throughout the session. After the talk, there will be an opportunity for audience members to ask their questions to the panel by using the Q&A feature.

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