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"Closing the Gap: Women in Entertainment" Survey Presented by CNBC and LinkedIn Finds Women in the Entertainment Industry are Hopeful for Change, but Not There Yet
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., October 29, 2018 — CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, and LinkedIn, the world's largest professional network, today announced the results of their latest "Closing the Gap" survey. Earlier this year, CNBC and LinkedIn examined the finance industry (link.) For the second iteration of this ongoing series of surveys, CNBC and LinkedIn focused on women working in the entertainment industry. Together, they polled over 1,000 LinkedIn users who work in entertainment to examine gender disparities within the industry.
Key findings from the "Closing the Gap: Women in Entertainment" survey presented by CNBC and LinkedIn include:
The LinkedIn online member survey was conducted between September 18, 2018 and September 28, 2018 with 1,010 professionals working in the entertainment industry in the United States. Respondents self-identified their gender and were invited at a random basis.
CNBC Senior Media and Entertainment Reporter Julia Boorstin and LinkedIn Managing News Editor Caroline Fairchild will reveal the results of the "Closing the Gap: Women in Entertainment" survey presented by CNBC and LinkedIn today, Monday, October 29th on CNBC's "Squawk Box" (M-F 6AM – 9AM.) Boorstin will continue reporting on the survey throughout CNBC's Business Day programming and online at CNBC.com. Fairchild will post additional coverage on LinkedIn's platforms. For more information on the survey, including the full results, methodology, and in-depth articles, go to: https://www.cnbc.com/closing-the-gap/ or https://www.linkedin.com/in/carolinefairchild/.
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