Our members joined us for a briefing with Laura Cooper, Assistant Editor of the Today programme to hear all about the show, their priorities for international coverage and the best ways to pitch stories.
After hearing from Assistant Editor, Laura Cooper that BBC Radio 4’s Today programme are keen to get out on the road more and diversify the voices on the show, our members had the opportunity to pitch the international stories that they think are underreported.
The morning finished with an excellent Q+A session during which Laura was able to answer our member’s questions and share details of how to get in touch with her to pitch stories.
A big thank you to all our members who nominated their favourite international TV programme of 2018. We now have a shortlist of six programmes for our annual award which we run in conjunction with the influential audience group, Voice of the Listener and Viewer. The six shortlisted programmes, in alphabetical order, are: […]Read more
This year IBT are sponsoring an International Television Award in collaboration with Voice of the Listener and Viewer, the well respected audience lobby group. VLV’s annual awards celebrate the contribution made to the UK by high-quality public service programmes. Our award recognises the best international television programme broadcast in 2018 and the shortlist […]Read more
In the spring we will be publishing a new research report that looks at children, how they see the world, where they get their information from, which media they consume and how new media content can be more effectively targeted at children to enable them to be better informed about the rest of the […]Read more
by Simon O’Connell, Mercy Corps Executive Director South Sudan is host to a myriad of international NGOs. The world’s newest country is in a state of protracted crisis. A combination of long-running conflict, a weak economy and drought has driven 3.7 million South Sudanese from their homes and left seven million people in need of […]Read more
IBT’s vision is of a world in which the media is a force that enables all people to be active global citizens. Our goal is that people in the UK have access to more and better coverage of the world and are able to find it easily through their favourite media.