Media Futures: The Art of Explanation

Ros Atkins is coming to Media Futures at the University of Leeds.

He’s known for explaining the complicated in a clear and concise way, with his ‘Ros Atkins on…’ explainer videos gathering millions of views, making him one of the BBC’s most watched journalists. Now, Ros Atkins is coming to Media Futures at the University of Leeds.

With more than 22 years at the BBC, hosting daily TV news programmes such as BBC World News and Outside Source, alongside radio programmes such as The Media Show on Radio 4, Ros will be sharing his stories, secrets and tips on being a clear communicator at the event on Tuesday 7th November.

Ros is behind the BBC’s 50:50 project started in 2016 in an effort to increase representation across the corporations’ journalism. It sees editors and producers monitoring to make sure a fair balance in contributors. He’s also presented and produced various documentaries during his time at the BBC.

Whether you’re a student journalist wanting to hear from an industry professional with years of experience or someone wanting tips on how to communicate effectively in your next presentation, report or interview, this is the talk for you.

About the speaker

Ros Atkins is BBC News' Analysis Editor and the creator and presenter of Outside Source on the BBC News Channel and BBC World News. His 'Ros Atkins on...' explainer videos have become a phenomenon, garnering millions of views across multiple BBC platforms, making Ros one of the BBC's most watched journalists.

He also co-presents The Media Show on Radio 4 and the innovative topical BBC One programme, Ros Atkins On The Week. Ros is based in London.

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