Seven ways media can attract a more diverse workforce

Saturday at the Public Radio News Directors Inc. conference in St. Louis, Andrew Ramsammy, director of content projects and initiatives at Public Radio International, said, “Clearly the issue of diversity is no longer an inside thing. As we’ve seen, the public has keenly become aware about diversity, both inside and outside of media. And they know when it’s lacking and when it thrives.” Some takeaways from a discussion on diversity in public media include using content as a recruiting tool, paying interns, forming diversity councils and more.