BBC is seeking a specialist in ” gender balance by 2019

The BBC wants.to position an equal number of male and female experts contributors appearing on your news programs by April 2019, the company said

He stressed that the scheme is focused on the contributors, rather than individuals, is the responsible or accountable.

A report on the organization, the progress will be produced in a year.

The BBC has recently come under fire for the imbalance of the sexes on its list of the best paid stars and their gender pay gap of 9.3%.

In 2016, the research by City University London found the ratio of men to women for the experts on the British broadcast news programs between October 2015 and March 2016, 3:1.

BBC News at Ten had a ratio of 3.8:1 and the Radio 4 Today programme, the figure 2.8:1.

BBC Director-General Tony Hall said the search would be split on a 50:50 gender ” transform the selection of the experts agree on the BBC.”

News, current Affairs, and a number of current programmes on the BBC model for the program Outside of the source.

In January 2017 external source self-monitoring began, the gender of those featured on your program and has since achieved a balance.

Rebecca Bailey, a former editor of Outside Source, said: “I’m really proud of what we have achieved so far with the 50:50 project.”

“Balancing the external source was a great start, but since it is distributed via the BBC programs voluntarily took it was immensely satisfying.”

Recording the gender of contributors numbers has led to an increase in the performances of women for other programmes, including Radio 4 file on Four, which has seen an increase of over 10%.

Over 80 programs, including A Show and BBC news at Six and Ten now “are taking part in the challenge,” says the BBC.

Those, however, to reach the programs that would not expect the focus on gender balance.

Director of news, Fran Unsworth, said: “We are starting to see a real transformation on the BBC. But we still want to go further and faster”

“The success delivered, shows the desire and commitment of the BBC to lead teams in the way on this important issue.”

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She added: “The BBC is happy to share their experiences in this project with other broadcasters and news organizations who want to, could pursue a similar approach.”

Last year, the BBC required that women make up half of the workforce on the screen, on air and in leadership positions up to the year 2020.