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Radiodays Women

About Radiodays Europe Women

Gender equality is still an issue in radio in most places. Equality for women in radio is hitting the headlines, especially closing the gender pay gap. Whatever the situation in your station or your country, Radiodays Europe should be a place where we try to get as many female voices heard. Radiodays Europe is pleased to announce an initiative to create greater connections for women attending Radiodays Europe. Become a supporter of Radiodays Europe Women and join our network of women from around Europe and the world #RDEWomen.

Radiodays Europe Women 2020

Once again Radiodays Europe Women is returning to Lisbon with a session entitled 'Empowering Women' full details of this event can be found here.

Radiodays Europe Women 2019 

Radiodays Europe Women in 2019 session was the "Inspire" session and included Opening & Welcome: Cheyenne Mackay & Marja Keskitalo, Head of Radio, Yle, Finland, Keynote Presentation: Heidi Sivebaek, Editor, Diversity & Accessibility, DR, Denmark. The "Inspire Session" were given by  - Helen Thomas, Head of Content Commissioning, Radio2, BBC, UK  - Kelly Doherty, Owner,, USA  - Jessikka Aro, Investigative Journalist, YLE, Finland  - Valerie Geller, Consultant & Author, Geller Media International, USA  - Megan Wastell, Product Director, Global, UK   - Paula Szuchman, Vice President, On-Demand Content, WNYC, USA and Emily Botein (Vice President of On Demand Content, WNYC Studios, USA). It was a great session to push us to do more to inspire women in radio. 

Radiodays Europe Women in 2018 

The first Radiodays Europe Women, Networking Session: Moving Forward was held on Sunday 18th March 2018. The session was be introduced by Marja Keskitalo (Head of Radio, Yle, Finland  and hosted by Cheyenne Mackay (Freelancer, Co- Founder & Organiser of the sonOhr Radio & Podcast festival), table hosts will also include, Ann Charles (Production & Technology Consultant, UK)Christiana Jankovics (ORF Women Task Force, Austria), Ulrike Wuestenhagen (ORF Women Task Force, Austria) and Helga Schwarzwald (Managing Director Association of Free Radio, Austria). The session looked to discuss the positive initiatives being taken in the radio industry worldwide and to discuss the theme 'Moving Forward'. You can read more about this session in our 'News' section here

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Karen Albertsen


BBC // VICE // Digital Radio UK // Radiodays Europe

Maker Of Things

Whispers Scene 2019

Megan Bradshaw

TuneIn Radio

International Partnerships Manager

Paula Cordeiro



radio, digital, storytelling

Annika Engmark

Speaker Liaison

Events, Networking, Co-ordination

Caroline Grazé

Radioplayer Germany

Lillian Groenning



Sounddesign, imaging, podcast.

Cheyenne Mackay

sonOhr Radio + Podcast Festival, SRF Radio

Festival co-founder, educator, journalist

Listening, Talking, Producing

Meryn Shetye

ReelWorld Productions

Marketing Manager

Marketing, Jingles, Imaging

Rosemary Smith

Radiodays Europe

Communications Manager

Comms, DAB, Auto

sharon taylor

omny studio


Dr Yvonne Thompson CBE