Breann Schossow

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jesseellison:

The Old Girls’ Club sat in a corner of the newsroom the men referred to as “the fallopian jungle,” and swiftly became the broadcaster’s earliest stars. 
nprfreshair:

How NPR Became A Hotbed For Female Journalists (via @thedailybeast)




"It was a period in which most news outlets were openly hostile to the very notion of hiring a female correspondent. ‘All of us have stories of being told, outright, ‘We don’t hire women’ or ‘We have our woman’,’ she says.



In part, Totenberg says, NPR had no choice: salaries were so low that few men were willing to take jobs there. The inadvertent result was a roster of young female talent now considered among the most respected names in radio: Totenberg, Cokie Roberts, Linda Wertheimer, and Susan Stamberg, a group affectionately known as the ‘Founding Mothers’.”
Neat!

jesseellison:

The Old Girls’ Club sat in a corner of the newsroom the men referred to as “the fallopian jungle,” and swiftly became the broadcaster’s earliest stars. 

nprfreshair:

How NPR Became A Hotbed For Female Journalists (via @thedailybeast)

"It was a period in which most news outlets were openly hostile to the very notion of hiring a female correspondent. ‘All of us have stories of being told, outright, ‘We don’t hire women’ or ‘We have our woman’,’ she says.

In part, Totenberg says, NPR had no choice: salaries were so low that few men were willing to take jobs there. The inadvertent result was a roster of young female talent now considered among the most respected names in radio: Totenberg, Cokie Roberts, Linda Wertheimer, and Susan Stamberg, a group affectionately known as the ‘Founding Mothers’.”

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(via newsweek)

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