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Marion Bowman named new director of One World Media

One World Media, a UK-based charity dedicated to increasing global understanding through the media, has appointed Marion Bowman as its new director.
September 24, 2010

One World Media, a UK-based charity dedicated to increasing global understanding through the media, has appointed Marion Bowman as its new director. Bowman is a UK media veteran, beginning her career as a newspaper journalist and then moving to radio. In 1982, she became one of Channel 4′s first current affairs presenters and then established her own prodco, Scarlet TV, in 1987. She established Metroland, the first-time documentary directors’ scheme, in 1992 and acted as ITV’s deputy controller of factual programs before moving to the BBC as managing editor, entertainment. She was deputy director of programs with the Independent Television Commission until Ofcom’s arrival in 2004. She has also served as a chair of Sheffield Doc/Fest.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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