Starcom UK and broadcaster Channel 4 are continuing their film series addressing workplace taboos, with the latest episodes looking at personal experiences including maternity, pregnancy and addiction.
Today is the launch of episodes three and four, which explore and highlight the journeys of Starcom individuals, interviewed by representatives from Channel 4.
In episode three, Lucy Hughes, agency sales lead at Channel 4, interviews three women from Starcom: Elspeth Spelzini, strategy director; Claire Kula, managing partner; and Caroline Moffat, innovation director. They discuss each of the women's experiences with pregnancy and maternity, including post-partum depression, the balance of being a working mother, the adjustment of returning to work after maternity leave, and other emotional challenges.
Episode four features Amy Jenkins, agency sales Lead at Channel 4, talking about addiction and mental health with Starcom managing partner Danny Weitzkorn. Weitzkorn details his battle with addiction that started at an early age and reflects on how it's shaped his life, what it takes to make a change and how it has affected his career in media.