DGA Reports Big Spike In Hiring Of Female And Minority TV Directors

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The employment of
women and minority directors set an all-time record in the 2016-17 television season, according to the latest hiring data compiled by the Directors Guild of America – more evidence that the industry is moving toward more diversity in the directing chair. The percentage of women directing episodic TV shows increased by a whopping 23.5% from the previous season – up from 17% of the shows the year before, to 21% last season. The number of ethnic minority…