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We foster creativity by championing diversity and embracing inclusion. ITV is for everyone, no matter their background, race, disability, sexuality, gender identity or expression.

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ITV is for Everyone

We say “ITV is for everyone”, and we really mean it. 

Behind our doors, in our offices, and throughout our studios, we love celebrating individuality and we’re committed to creating an organisation where everyone is included and where everyone feels like they belong.

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Our goals

We're determined to have the biggest possible impact through our new strategy: to create and showcase content by, with and for everyone, connecting and reflecting modern audiences.

Read more about this in our Diversity Acceleration plan
 

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Applying to ITV with a disability

If you have a disability, we want to make sure you can thrive in our recruitment process, which is why we’re taking a number of steps to ensure your needs are met. 

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Our colleague networks

At the heart of our inclusion at ITV are five thriving colleague networks that celebrate the diversity of ITV and create a real sense of community:

ITV Able

The ITV Able Network is focussed on disability and aims to: 

  • Educate: Raise awareness and understanding of disability and promote the support available for disabled colleagues
  • Influence: Collaborate and consult with key stakeholders, as well as all colleagues and managers, to normalise disability both on and off screen
  • Connect: Connect colleagues across ITV listen to their views and work towards an even more inclusive ITV

ITV Balance

ITV Balance supports, educates and empowers all ITV colleagues around the issues we experience in balancing our career and personal life. It aims to:.

  • Establish the network as a safe space for all colleagues to share stories and experiences
  • Influence and educate appropriate policy across ITV
  • Deliver an engaging programme of events to prompt meaningful discussion within ITV
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ITV Embrace

ITV Embrace is our black, Asian and minority ethnic network, open to anyone who’s interested in networking and discussing what makes ITV a diverse and inclusive workplace. 

The network is focusing on four core areas to advance the career of Black, Asian, Ethnic Minority colleagues at ITV:

  • Development Opportunities for BAME Colleagues 
  • BAME Role Models within ITV
  • Enhancing Cultural Confidence across ITV
  • Strengthening strategic role of ITV Embrace  

ITV Pride

Established in 2012, ITV Pride is our company-wide network with over 200 Lesbian, Gay, Bi, Trans and ally members. The network's ambition is to make ITV Pride the best LGBT+ network in British media, supporting colleagues and programme makers and always striving to be at the heart of LGBT+ popular culture. We are proud that all ITV policies are LGBT+ inclusive.

ITV Pride produces a monthly podcast – ITV Pridecast – that provides an update on the latest LGBT+ news from across the company.

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The Women's Network

The Women’s Network aims to develop, inspire and connect women across ITV, internationally. The Network is steered by champions from across all areas of ITV, who together deliver inspirational events and development workshops for members each quarter, along with numerous Networking opportunities throughout the year.

The Network has also generated substantial & positive changes within the organisation; including the launch of a maternity support programme, which offers advice and support for women approaching and returning from maternity leave. The Women’s network and ITV Balance were at the heart of launching our smart working initiative.

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