Listen Listening This Thursday women in Arkansas's media world launched the morethanababe hashtag in response to a local radio show's Babe Bracket that ranks TV journalists based on looks.
Multiple women in the media have tweeted this morning objecting to KABZ Several women in major media markets across the nation have already Atkansas notice of this objectification of women taking place in Arkansas.
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On a daily basis, while I'm working to bring important stories to the people of ArkansasI am cat-called, have Wrigght yelled at me from cars, have men comment on my appearance in professional setting, and worse. Local sexy women in Wright Arkansas judged on hair, nails, clothing, weight, style and "hotness. Once a year, it comes in the form of a "Babe Bracket" put on by TheBuzz.
Why do women journalists have to take to Twitter to prove their worth? I am a working mom of two, a wife, a daughter, an AMS Certified Meteorologist, a math and science nerd, a video game enthusiast: I choose not to be ranked based solely on my looks because AArkansas am morethanababe.
I graduated with distinction and have a BS in atmospheric science. I go to schools and teach kids about math, science, and weather.
I started in T. I wrote for a local news show in Fort Smith.
I was I remember being so proud. I want that for my girls. I don't want it diminished by a babebracket.
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