IN CELEBRATION OF INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY, WOMEN CHAMPION FOR CHANGE IN NEWSROOMS
CENTER FOR ETHICAL LEADERSHIP IN THE MEDIA ANNOUNCES NEW WEBSITE AND LAUNCH EVENT
PBS NewsHour’s Judy Woodruff to moderate panel on “Rules of Engagement: Creating Safe and Fair Newsrooms” at the National Press Club in Washington DC on March 13th
WASHINGTON DC, March 8, 2018 – On International Women’s Day, Center for Ethical Leadership in the Media, an initiative dedicated to ending sexual harassment and creating lasting culture change in newsrooms, announces its new website (www.thepressforward.org) and upcoming launch on March 13th. PBS’s Judy Woodruff will moderate a panel discussion at the National Press Club on the topic of “Rules of Engagement: Creating Safe and Fair Newsrooms” with:
- Ted Koppel, former Anchor, ABC News/Nightline; CBS Contributor
- Sara Just, Executive Producer and Senior Vice President, PBS NewsHour
- Jake Tapper, Anchor, CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper
- Ari Wilkenfeld, Employment Attorney, Wilkenfeld, Herendeen & Atkinson
- Center for Ethical Leadership in the Media founding members
The event will be streamed on the National Press Club website as well as at: www.thepressforward.org at 12:00pm ET. Center for Ethical Leadership in the Media will also announce its high-profile board of advisors, partners as well as co-founders of the initiative.
About Center for Ethical Leadership in the Media: Center for Ethical Leadership in the Media is an initiative founded by current, former and aspiring female journalists who were impacted by powerful men in media whose misconduct has been publicly exposed. Sharing our stories was just the beginning. Center for Ethical Leadership in the Media was born out of a desire to effect change in an industry where we began our careers, and find concrete solutions to the problems it faces today. Our mission is to ensure newsrooms are safe, inclusive and fair for all women and men. We are comprised of award-winning TV and print journalists, CEOs, lawyers, nonprofit professionals and management consultants. Center for Ethical Leadership in the Media partners include: International Women’s Media Foundation, Poynter Institute, Newseum, The Purple Campaign, Modern Alliance, and The National Press Club.
For more information and to donate please visit www.thepressforward.org. Center for Ethical Leadership in the Media is a component fund of the Greater Washington Community Foundation, a public charity (and nonprofit) in Washington DC.