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An Evening with Jamie Owen & Tony O'Shaughnessy, BBC

The Caerphilly Business Forum is pleased to welcome BBC Presenter Jamie Owen and BBC Producer Tony O'Shaughnessy to the Borough.



This is the second in our set of new evening events where high profiled speakers will be coming to the Forum to share their stories. The event is being held at Coleg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw Campus.


Remember United Airlines - and how a passenger was dragged off a plane? How would you cope finding your business in the middle of a media storm? How well-prepared are you to lead your company into the uncharted waters of protecting your corporate reputation? While social media can bring huge benefits to your company, it can also put your business reputation at risk. A single ill-judged post or message can bring your whole reputation into disrepute. A briefing with two of the country's leading media figures on  - you, your business, the media and what happens when it all hits the fan....


Jamie was born in Pembrokeshire. He studied journalism at Cardiff University. He started his broadcasting life on BBC Radio Four reading the news, the shipping forecast and announcing 'The Archers'. He anchors the country's most watched TV news programme BBC Wales Today and reads the news on BBC Radio Five Live. He has made countless documentaries ranging from sailing programmes to alcohol abuse. He has worked extensively overseas training broadcasters in the Middle East, in Libya, Egypt, Jordan and also in Berlin. His latest book - A Year in Pembrokeshire - is launched at the Hay Festival 2018

Tony was born in Liverpool and studied at Swansea and Oxford. He worked as a newspaper journalist before joining the BBC as a news trainee. He is an experienced television producer and director. He has produced hundreds of hours of live radio and television and worked on programmes ranging from Front Row to Crimewatch Roadshow. He has worked overseas and worked extensively for the BBC in India and Russia training journalists. He is the course director for the MA in Broadcast Journalism at Cardiff University.


Refreshments are included in your registration fee.
There is free parking at the venue.
This event is open to members and non-members of the Forum.

Where: Coleg y Cymoedd, Nantgarw Campus

When: 28th September, 6pm-8.30pm


28 September