One of the finest programmes on America’s NPR (National Public Radio) is the “Diane Rehm Show” out of WAMU and NPR.
Diane is a superb interviewer and interlocutor. She is fantastically honest and balanced in the questions she asks of her guests. She has a great skill in teasing out honest answers.
It is wondrous that Diane Rehm (aged 73) still has a broadcasting career given her health history (see more about this on the website).
Diane never comes across as an ideological feminist (not that such a position is wrong - we need many more feminists in the public realm).
YET I am always delighted to hear the list of the producers of her show, viz: Sandra Pinkhart, Nancy Robertson, Susan Nabors, Denise Couture, Monique Nazareth, and Sarah Ashworth.
What a delight it is to listen to a programme which is hosted by a woman, and produced by six other women!
It’s a vital, necessary, and important counter balance to the testosterone driven world of news and communications.
Yeah for Diane and her staff!