In association with David Jones, McAvoy Media has produced the four-part web series, At the David Jones Table: Women in Conversation to mark International Women’s Day today.
A roundtable discussion exploring important themes influencing women today, over four episodes, the series delves into topics such as children and motherhood, overcoming adversity, women in the workplace and having confidence in fellow women.
Moderated by Gretel Killeen (Journalist, Author and TV Presenter), the panels feature influential and distinguished women including:
Dr Libby Weaver Nutritional Biochemist and Best-Selling Author
Carla McGrath Indigenous Consultant
Fiona O’Loughlin Comedian
Marita Cheng Founder & CEO 2Mar Robotics, 2012 Young Australian of the Year
Lucy Turnbull AO Chief Commissioner of The Greater Sydney Commission
Indira Naidoo Author, Journalist and TV Presenter
Lisa Wilkinson Journalist and TV Presenter
Edwina McCann Editor in Chief - Vogue Australia
Donna Player Director of Merchandise - David Jones
Jesinta Campbell David Jones Ambassador, TV Personality and Model
Christine Manfield Chef, Author and Food Writer
Sheree Commerford Founder of Captain & The Gypsy Kid
Mary Coustas Actress, Comedian and TV Personality
Vanessa Fennell Mother and Philanthropist
Kellie Hush Editor in Chief - Harper’s Bazaar Australia
Jessica Rowe AM Studio 10 Co-Host, Author and Journalist
Lisa Messenger Founder and Editor in Chief - Collective Hub
Jacqui Lewis Co-Founder of The Broad Place
Celebrated annually on March 8, International Women’s Day recognises the achievements of women across the world as well as reflecting on issues that still affect women today.
John McAvoy said: “McAvoy Media is honoured to have produced for David Jones such a prestigious series to mark International Women’s Day. The calibre of the women comprising the panels truly reflects the importance of the subjects discussed. Having this production available online for all people to view, both domestically and internationally, gives true voice to the issues being addressed by the women of today."
Launching online to celebrate International Women’s Day on Tuesday 8 March, the web series can be viewed here: www.davidjones.com.au/womeninconversation.
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About WOMEN IN CONVERSATION
‘Women in Conversation’ is the first series to be released as part of the new content program ‘At the David Jones Table’. The series was created in collaboration with David Jones’ creative agency Whybin\TBWA and independent television production company McAvoy Media, founded by CEO and award winning Australian producer John McAvoy. The project was led by Director/Producer Janine Hosking, whose most recent documentary “35 Letters” won Best Documentary at the Sydney Film Festival.
About MCAVOY MEDIA
One of Australia’s leading producers of factual entertainment, reality and observational documentary programming, McAvoy Media was founded in 2014 by award-winning television producer John McAvoy. Committed to unearthing compelling stories and characters, McAvoy’s credits include the TV Week Logie Award winning Kings Cross ER, the ASTRA Award winning Kalgoorlie Cops, The Memorial - Beyond The Anzac Legend, What Really Happens in Bali as well as both Gold Coast Cops and Territory Cops.