Speaker Breakfast – Torin Douglas – 15th November 2012
Torin Douglas is media correspondent for BBC News, working for programmes on Radio 4, Radio 5 Live and BBC World Service, news bulletins on radio and TV, the BBC News Channel, and bbc.co.uk.
He covers stories about all aspects of the media, including editorial content, programmes and personalities; business and technology; and the regulation and social impact of the media.
Torin has been covering media issues for more than 30 years, including spells on the Economist, The Times, the Sunday Times and the Independent.
For many years he wrote a media column for Marketing Week and before that he was on the staff of Campaign.
He is the author of The Complete Guide to Advertising, a fellow of the Communications Advertising and Marketing (CAM) Foundation and former chairman of the Broadcasting Press Guild.
Member are able to bring a maximum of 2 guests each
The format will be more or less as follows:
- 8.30am: Arrival for coffee, chatting, mingling…
- 8.50am: Sit down for breakfast (we’ll have large round tables of 10/12 and members and their guests can sit where they like)
- 9.10am: Torin will speak for around 20 minutes and take some questions
- 10am: End
The price is £40 per head all in. We hope this represents a really accessible price point whilst still offering a stylish and great quality event that is worthy of the WACL calendar! We have gone for a generous but fresh breakfast : pastries, fruit platters and also granola with yoghurt and fruit compote.