Black People in Broadcasting (1990’s) On Their Shoulders

Sunday 16th July

Profile of Ebony presenter, Juliet Alexander, with panel discussion focusing on Black people in broadcast journalism.


Juliet Alexander presented Ebony on the BBC, which in 1982 became the UK’s first Black news and current affairs TV magazine programme. Previously a journalist at a time of great racial unrest, she worked on The Guardian and The Sunday Times, as well as co-presenting Black Londoners on BBC Radio London with Alex Pascall.

TV extracts from a pioneering career will include Granada Reports, Ebony, Black Britain and John Craven’s Newsround. These will combine with panel discussion about the achievement and the progress of Black women in broadcast journalism. Speakers include Juliet Alexander Mia Morris (OBE) Terry Jervis and others

This event is sponsored by Black History Walks in London Volume 1, revolutionary new book on the hidden African/Caribbean history in London’s streets. Available on Amazon and Audible.