Join Jim Egan, COO of Global News Ltd in conversation with Quentin Dempster
The Walkley Foundation and BBC World News invite you to attend The World’s Newsroom: The dynamic future of the BBC
On screen, BBC World News looks sharper and more dynamic than ever before, with high definition and virtual reality studios and innovative multi-platform content helping to bring the news to life like never before. In January 2013, BBC World News moved to a brand new facility in central London dubbed ‘the world’s newsroom’.
The move has fundamentally changed the way BBC journalists operate, offering more integrated news gathering across platforms than ever before.
Join Quentin Dempster in conversation with Jim Egan, COO of Global News Ltd to discuss the impact of media convergence on journalists and their audiences.
PLACE: Doltone House - Jones Bay Wharf - The Loft, 26-32 Pirrama Rd Pyrmont NSW 2009
DATE: Tuesday 12th March, 2013
- 6:00pm – Arrival
- 6:30pm – Discussion commences
- 7:30pm – Drinks and canapés
- 9:00pm – Event close
Please confirm by Thursday 28th February (tickets are limited)
Watch an introduction to The World's Newsroom
Jim Egan is Chief Operating Officer of BBC Global News Ltd, and takes full strategic and financial responsibility for the business, overseeing relationships within the BBC and externally with advertisers and distribution partners for the BBC’s commercially funded international news platforms BBC World News and bbc.com/news. Jim joined the BBC in 2007 and most recently served as Controller, Strategy and Distribution for BBC Global News where he was responsible for setting corporate strategy for the BBC's international news services and for the distribution of radio, TV and online content to the BBC's global audience.
Quentin Dempster is a journalist, author and broadcaster with extensive experience in television and print media and is presenter on Stateline NSW on ABC 1. He is also immediate past Chair of the Walkley Advisory Board and current chair of the Walkley Documentary Judging Panel.