‘Careful with those wrinkles,’ Countryfile presenter was told – The Independent

Posted November 5th, 2010 in age discrimination, media, news, sex discrimination by sally

“Former BBC presenter Miriam O’Reilly was warned ‘to be careful with those wrinkles when high definition comes in’ nine months before she was dropped from Countryfile by the BBC, a tribunal heard yesterday. Ms O’Reilly, 53, is suing the broadcaster for sex and age discrimination after losing her job when the rural affairs show was moved to a prime-time slot.”

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The Independent, 5th November 2010

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