Kate Wheeler

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I think it’s a disservice to women in broadcasting to think that men don’t care about the same things that we care about.

— Kate Wheeler

Kate Wheeler has worked in television broadcasting for many years and in more recent years became part of the radio industry through her show What She Said! which aired on Sirius XM radio and later the Jewel Radio Network. She feels strongly that women have a harder time getting on air jobs in radio, and details ways in which she and other women have been treated differently than men, from being told not to discuss issues related to female sexuality on air, to managers wanting to move their guest to a different show hosted by a man so that the guest would not be ‘soft-balled’, to female producers being paid less than male producers.

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