Ep 2: Trial & Tribulations of Women in Media
Our focus in this episode is Trials & Tribulations of Women in Media.
Our two guests today are Harvinder Khetal an award-winning journalist working with The Tribune as Assistant Editor and Amarjot Kaur, a Chandigarh-based journalist with nine years of experience in covering culture, sub-cultures, LGBTQ and gender issues, politics, protests, education, music and art.
Harvinder Khetal is an award-winning journalist working with The Tribune, Chandigarh, for over 29 years in progressively senior positions. At present, she is an Assistant Editor and part of the editorial team of the paper that looks after the edit and oped pages. Her main duties include writing editorials on the burning issues of the day. The topics range from health, environment, politics, gender and education, especially those concerning the regions of Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh.
Amarjot Kaur is a Chandigarh-based journalist with nine years of experience in covering culture, sub-cultures, LGBTQ and gender issues, politics, protests, education, music and art. A part-time singer and full-time feminist, Amarjot has, during the course of her work as a journalist, come across several instances where women have faced discrimination in a patriarchal setup. She dreams of a gender-fluid world where a person’s sex does not dictate their choices in life.
Clearing The Haze –Making The Invisible Visible is a woman gaze series of podcasts on gender, equality, generation, and related issues produced by Shachi Irde on the occasion of the Generation Equality Forum and supported by the Embassy of France in India, the Institut Français in India and the Alliance Française in India.
Directed by: Shachi Irde | Technical support by: Hemant Soreng
Proposed by: Alliance Française of Chandigarh
Podcast Summary: Trial & Tribulations of Women in Media
Host: Shachi Irde