African Caribbean Reflections in Media – Diversity Matters seminar

| November 24, 2014

Caribbean news. In keeping with CaribDirect’s tradition of providing entertaining and informative events, we are delighted to announce the new African Caribbean reflections in British media – Diversity matters seminar, sponsored by CaribBe TV.

Stemming from the Caribbean (in)visibility on British Television and Cinema seminar last December, this seminar will report on the outcomes and successes of the first seminar. The theme of this seminar is, ‘ British media and African Caribbean youth’s affinity to cultural reflections on screen.’

Celebrity speaker at event Richard Blackwood. Photo courtesy www.standard.co.uk

Celebrity speaker at event Richard Blackwood. Photo courtesy www.standard.co.uk

Billed for Wednesday 17th December 2014 at the Westminster Kingsway College, 211 Grays Inn Rd, London WC1X 8RA, with registration beginning at 6.30pm. The event will be moderated by veteran radio broadcast journalist / presenter, writer and publisher, Dotun Adebayo MBE.

The seminar, is being conducted in memory of the late comedian / actor Felix Dexter who was originally due to chair last year’s seminar but passed away two months before.

Dotun Adebayo MBE. Photo courtesy madnewsuk.com

Dotun Adebayo MBE. Photo courtesy madnewsuk.com

Our distinguished panel includes:

  • Richard Blackwood – Legendary Stand-up Comic, Actor, Presenter, Broadcaster
  • Joanna Abeyie – Senior Showbiz and News Journalist
  • Michelle Riley – Director Black Visions TV
  • Ruby Mulraine – former BBC 1Xtra Executive
  • Sajid Javid – Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport (to be confirmed)

Come and rub shoulders with Radio, TV, Newspaper, Magazine, Online executives, actors and comedians

Click link to see video of last year’s seminar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWafzhb3IX8 

Westminster Kingsway College. Photo courtesy www.camdennewjournal.com

Westminster Kingsway College. Photo courtesy www.camdennewjournal.com

Refreshments available

Admission: Early bird tickets £10.00 until 15th December; Regular tickets £15.00 from 16th December

Special note to Media Students: Discounted tickets are available to university / college students studying journalism, film, or mass communication. These tickets are first come first served and very limited so book now.

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