IWD 2022 Annie Voller, Ending the bias in Broadcasting
International Women’s Day (or ‘IWD Month’ which we prefer) is a time to celebrate and highlight the exciting projects launched by Women to support Women.
Annie Voller is a popular and highly regarded TV Presenter, News Broadcast Journalist, Voice Artist, Media Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of the independent online radio station www.nobarriersradio.com.
A passionate advocate for gender equality and longtime campaigner for increased diversity and inclusion in broadcasting and radio, Annie has co-founded an inclusive, first of its kind independent radio station offering professional broadcast and media prospects for talented women and individuals not usually afforded the chance: “Whoever you are, wherever you are, you’re welcome at No Barriers Radio”. https://www.nobarriersradio.com/about-us
Amazing Presenters, Broadcasters and DJ’s
The current line-up of experienced Broadcasters recruited to kick start the project includes award-winning TV and Film Directors & DJ’s. Amongst them, the formidably talented Creative Brand, Design and Art Director Matt Inman of www.pongoandmatelot.co.uk. The station now invites those who are looking for new opportunities and a potential new career to apply and gain invaluable experience across all areas of radio broadcasting, production, media, and marketing.
Annie wants to help springboard the profiles of women thought leaders, social activists, playwrights, musicians, writers, journalists & podcasters who have innovative ideas and enthusiasm looking for the ability to broadcast to their communities and beyond on a global platform. #endingthebias.
Radio Broadcasting opportunity for male and female Serving and Ex Services Forces Members
Motivated by the Afghanistan withdrawal in 2021 and a personal family link to a relative fatally affected by undiagnosed PTSD trauma, Annie and the station also wanted to create a unique broadcasting opening for ex and serving members of the forces. The response to this initiative has been incredible, with Annie and Matt currently working with a high-ranking RAF Wing Commander OBE and Head of Diversity in The British Army to promote this opportunity.
As seen on TV from broadcasting on Conflicts and Health to Scandals and globetrotting Drinks Expert.
As a Presenter and Broadcaster Annie can be seen on SKY TV reporting on front line Covid-19 and global health stories. From breaking news in cutting edge drug treatments and developments, to telling the all-important human stories. Annie is a regular contributor on BBC TV and Radio, Fox News and other global news outlets and programs, reporting on everything from Global conflict, Health, Technology and Gaming to Culture and Financial scandals.
Presenting, Hosting and Speaking at Virtual, Hybrid, Experiential Events, Conferences and launches
Annie’s media profile and presenting experience make her a sought after and trusted corporate event Host, Facilitator, EMCEE, Keynote Speaker and interviewer. She has worked across various diverse and varied sectors from recently hosting large scale International Hybrid and Experiential events for Aerospace, Defense and Military for BAE Systems and Team Tempest, hosting World launches and Tech News for Technology giants such as Microsoft, Cisco and Yahoo, Global Gaming and Technology annual events for Riot Games, The Digital and Gaming Awards, Financial and Energy events for Deloitte and Shell and in Health and Pharma for GSK, Novartis, Merck and amongst others.
Annie’s charm, wit, and warmth, coupled with her inclusion, equality and diversity influence has also seen her front Women in The City, The 50/50 Women in Parliament, Women in Construction events and fashion and lifestyle events.
Annie shares her experience on how to tackle cultural, gender, disability and educational bias in media and broadcasting, giving audiences the tools to increase diversity and equality in any sector.
Also read: How to be a Presenter in Our New Normal