Journalist, Author & Television Director
James Brabazon is an award-winning frontline journalist and documentary filmmaker. Based in London, he has travelled in over seventy countries, investigating, filming and directing in the world’s most hostile environments. His awards include the Rory Peck Trust Sony International Impact Award 2003, the Rory Peck Freelancer’s choice Award 2003, and the IDA Courage Under Fire Award 2004. He has made over thirty international current affairs films broadcast by the BBC, Channel 4, CNN, SABC and the Discovery Channel. He lectures on the ethics and practicalities of reporting from war zones and his writing has been published in the Observer, the Independent and the Guardian.
Former MP & Minister for Culture, Communications and Creative Industries
Broadcaster & Journalist
Chairman, Evening Standard Ltd & Independent Print Ltd
Former Ambassador, Political Expert & Historian
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Linguistics
Director, The Africa Centre & Former Chief Executive, The Place