MCAVOY MEDIA PRODUCES INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY WEB SERIES IN ASSOCIATION WITH DAVID JONES

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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To be part of the conversation #womeninconversation
 
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.
 


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