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A former BBC presenter described her 'awful' experience after she discovered she was being paid tens of thousands of pound less than her male counterparts.
Ritula Shah, 56, worked for the BBC for 35 years presenting popular shows such as Woman's Hour, World Today, Any Questions and most recently The World Tonight.
Ms Shah, who now presents a show on Classic FM, quit after she felt resourcing was getting 'thinner and thinner' and that realistically she was 'other end of the range' compared to the young people the national broadcaster was trying to attract.
But Shah also explained that she still cannot 'get over' discovering how much less she was being paid than male colleagues doing the same job.
'It's a really painful episode in my life and I still can't quite get over it, even though it's now behind me,' she told Roger Bolton's Beeb Watch podcast.
Pictured: Ritula Shah, 56, worked for the BBC for 35 years presenting popular shows such as Woman's Hour, World Today, Any Questions and most recently The World Tonight
At the time the Director of News at the BBC was a woman, Fran Unsworth, and it was during the row that Shah discovered she was a victim too.
'I discovered during