In this episode of our Authentic Leadership podcast series we hear from a senior editor in India on how her upbringing led her to find the resilience and self-confidence to progress in challenging newsroom environments.
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: Rupa Jha was born and raised in India and is a highly accomplished journalist and media leader. Rupa is currently the Head of India for BBC News, leading more than 250 journalists operating in seven different languages. She has also worked as the executive editor for BBC Media Action in Nigeria, the broadcaster's international development charity.
View a full transcript here: https://reutersinstitute.politics.ox.ac.uk/news/our-podcast-authentic-leadership-episode-4-authenticity-and-resilience-you-dont-want-rage