Elonka is a diversity and inclusion specialist who works with companies in the broadcast media and associated creative industries. She is a former BBC journalist and programme maker. As Editor Diversity and Communities, she ran the BBC English Regions network of specialist community programmes and partnerships with Arts Council England and the Community Media Association. Elonka left the BBC in 2016 having spent two years working in the Director General’s office developing and delivering an innovative Corporation wide diversity action plan. She is currently engaged in projects with European broadcasters and organisations where her particular interest is in the portrayal and media participation of minority communities including Gypsy, Roma and Traveller people.