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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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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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