Workplace Integrity: The Tone Starts at the Top

On July 15, the Power Shift Project convened “Workplace Integrity: The Tone Starts at the Top,” a live broadcast with expert advice and strategies for media leaders committed to ending harassment and discrimination.

Power Shift Project, Workplace Integrity

Seated left to right: Jill Geisler, Brent Jones, Loren Mayor, Traci Schweikert, Mizell Stewart III, Sue Ramsett

As media organizations work to combat sexual harassment and discrimination, employees want to know their leaders are truly committed to the hard work of change.

Watch here to learn real-world advice and action about creating better workplace cultures.

Topics include:

  • Why laying down the law isn’t enough
  • How new approaches to training are making a difference
  • What it takes to be recognized as a true ally
  • Specific strategies that are creating change in top media organizations

Jill Geisler, Freedom Forum Institute Fellow in Women’s Leadership and Loyola University Chicago’s Bill Plante Chair in Leadership and Media Integrity, led the discussion, with participants including:

  • Chai Feldblum, partner, Morgan Lewis, and former commissioner, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
  • Brent Jones, assistant managing editor, training and outreach, The Wall Street Journal
  • Loren Mayor, president of operations, NPR
  • Traci Schweikert, vice president of human resources, Politico
  • Sue Ramsett, vice president and general manager, KWQC-TV
  • Mizell Stewart III, senior director, talent, partnerships and news strategy, Gannett and the USA TODAY Network

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