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Women Are Promoted in Entertainment Industry, But Not to the Top

  • Survey finds 73% of C-suite positions are still held by men
  • Report urges adding women to boards, hiring from diverse pool

Women hold only about one-fourth of the top jobs at media and entertainment companies despite being promoted more often, according to new research that shows the industry falling short on gender equality.

Women make up half of the total workforce in the media and entertainment industry. They ask for promotions more frequently than men and are promoted to a manager-level role twice as often, according to the report, by the consulting firm McKinsey & Co.