The Lives of Media Women

by Susan Crean

Fascinating, informal protraits of women in the Canadian media: the stories of their struggles for success.
In this book you'll meet some of the best-known women in Canada, past and present: Barbara Frum, Betty Kennedy, June Callwood, Ann Medina, Doris Anderson, Hana Gartner, Pamela Wallin.
Susan Crean has written profiles of more than a hundred Canadian media women, print journalists, writers, editors, radio and television broadcasters. They tell the stories of their careers, and the obstacles they've overcome in pursuit of success and power. Women are more prominent than ever before in the media--but as this book makes clear, many barriers to advancement remain.
Newsworthy: The Lives of Media Women offers lively portraits of many of Canada's most successful media personalities.

About the Author

Susan Crean

SUSAN CREAN worked as a freelance journalist and television producer until she began writing full-time. She was also Chair of The Writers Union from 1991-92. '


"Timely, well-written, full of facinating anecdotes and gossip."
George Kerr, London Free Press
"Chock-full of heroics, grand imaginings and larger-than-life characters."
Irene Seiberling, Regina Leader Post
"An insider's report on media stars ... fun to read."
Stevie Cameron, Ottawa Citizen

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