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Jamie Owen

Jamie Owen

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  • Last Modified: 27 April 2023
  • Name : Jamie Owen
  • Profile : Broadcaster and journalist
  • Bio :

    Jamie Owen’s achievements are going from strength-to-strength. His documentary ‘The Secret Betrayal’ recently won bronze at the New York Documentary Awards’. It was filmed in Liverpool and tells the story of the forced repatriation of merchant seaman at the end of the Second World War.

    This was extraordinary. However, even more amazing, ‘The Secret Betrayal’ won first prize at the 2022 CMG Annual Awards held on the 23rd April, 2023, in the documentary category. There were more than 1,000 entries from CMG’s 47 television channels, and 17 radio channels so what an achievement this is. Many congratulations Jamie.

    Jamie Owen is a television broadcaster and journalist. He anchors the international English language tv news channel CGTN in London. The channel broadcasts to 100 million homes worldwide and has bureau in London, Washington, Nairobi and Beijing. Previously, Jamie Owen was a news anchor at the international news channel TRT World based in Istanbul. He is also the author of five books.

    For over 28 years Jamie Owen was one of the BBC’s best-known broadcasters - fronting  BBC Wales Today,  BBC Radio and countless documentaries. He started his broadcasting career at Radio 3 in London before moving to Radio 4 where he read the news, the shipping forecast and announced The Archers.

Jamie Owen

JAMIE OWEN – BROADCASTER AND JOURNALIST

Jamie Owen is a television broadcaster and journalist. He anchors the international English language tv news channel CGTN in London. The channel broadcasts to 100 million homes worldwide and has bureau in London, Washington, Nairobi and Beijing. Previously, Jamie Owen was a news anchor at the international news channel TRT World based in Istanbul. He is also the author of five books.

For over 28 years Jamie Owen was one of the BBC’s best-known broadcasters - fronting  BBC Wales Today,  BBC Radio and countless documentaries. He started his broadcasting career at Radio 3 in London before moving to Radio 4 where he read the news, the shipping forecast and announced The Archers.

Jamie Owen has worked extensively in India, and the Middle East for BBC World Service, helping to launch television news stations and new programmes, in Egypt, Jordan and Libya. He advised the English language television news channel Deuche Welle prior to its relaunch.

BUSINESS

Jamie Owen, a successful businessman in his own right, has also enjoyed extensive experience working for businesses abroad - in particular after the Arab Spring in the Middle East. Setting up shop in what was Gaddafi’s Television station – Jamie helped to rebuild democratic television stations in Libya, then Egypt, Jordan and the West Bank. For business audiences - A start from scratch television business offers a unique insight into the art of making the impossible - possible and how to inspire culture change.

Jamie Owen is also an experienced documentary maker. His films for the BBC ‘Fat v Carbs’ - investigating Britain’s obesity epidemic and ‘Do I drink too much’, which offers some sobering reflections on our lifestyle and health… a wake up call to food and drink businesses….and the health professionals in the NHS.

Jamie believes all successful businesses need to understand effective communication. Business delegates enjoy listening to someone who has made getting the message right his mission. Through twenty-five years of the world’s big business stories from Brexit to Tata – and Landrover, Jamie is the discerning choice for business conferences as a host and a speaker.

Jamie is an experienced conference chair and host and has hosted some of the biggest events in Wales, including for the European Parliament and is also a familiar face at the high profile events all over the UK.

Jamie Owen’s recent documentary,  ‘The Secret Betrayal ‘, filmed in Liverpool, telling the story of the forced repatriation of merchant seaman at the end of the Second World War, and has just won bronze at the New York Documentary Awards.

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