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Welcome to Advanced TV Herstory, the podcast that connects the dots of TV & feminism and American politics & culture. We tell the stories of women in TV who have had a profound impact on the confidence and aspirations of generations of girls and women.

We highlight the pioneering journalists, talented actresses, and gutsy writers who challenged societal norms and provide historical context for their achievements within the cultural and political trends of the time. By exploring the past, we ensure that the struggles, triumphs, and milestones of these women are not lost to history.

Hosted and produced by television scholar Cynthia Bemis Abrams, Advanced TV Herstory is more than just a podcast. It is a research-based examination of the evolution of television and women in our society. Each episode is an opportunity to inspire listeners to believe in themselves, challenge norms, break barriers, and shape the future of television and our world.

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Jul 24, 2020

First in a series of profiles of careers that are rising despite the prevalence of -isms in the TV industry. Danielle Earle is a producer and teaches high school in Orange, NJ.

Danielle, Cynthia and Ashley Pacini, of the industry networking group Reel Women, discuss her path of experience and education and the steady stream of work at her production company, PLEntertainment.

Danielle talks in-depth as well about her series Brooklyn is in Love, Shonda Rhimes and the opportunities of job-shadowing and interning she secures for her students and her go-to networking favorites:

NYC Women Filmmakers group (Facebook)

Black Film Space (Facebook)
Hue You Know .. for BIPOC in Media (Faceboook)
Writers Guild of America East
For more insights into Shonda Rhimes' Year of Yes book that Danielle and Cynthia talked about, check out this episode from 2018.