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Coventry Conversations Autumn 2011

At a Glance
Date: 27 September - 1 December 2011
Time: See individual talks
Location: Coventry School of Art and Design (Ellen Terry building) and The Herbert Gallery, Jordan Well CV1
Open To: Everyone
Cost: Free
Summary: A series of hour-long talks with figures from the world of media.

Coventry Conversations is a series of free hour-long talks with figures from the world of media, open to all.

For more information contact John Mair: johnmair100@hotmail.com

Please note some conversations are subject to change.

Topics and speakers
Using local media

27 September, 1pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
Darren Parkin, Coventry Evening Telegraph, and Jeremy Pollock, BBC Coventry and Warwickshire

Getting ahead: Internship and that first job

29 September, 1pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
Steve Cropley, Editor in Chief, Autocar and Josh Halliday, Guardian

Making 'Our War'

6 October, 1pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
Colin Barr, Executive Producer for BBC 3 / 1

Producing Andrew Marr and David Frost

13 October, 1pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
Barney Jones, BBC

From Coventry to Hollywood, I did it, so can you!

20 October, 4pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
Peter Ogden, Senior Producer X Factor USA, live from Los Angeles

Shameless and much, much more...

27 October, 1pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
Paul Abbott, Writer

Journalism after Hackgate

3 November, 1pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
Professor Stuart Purvis, City University, Former Editor in Chief ITN

Just what do we mean by local?

9 November, 1pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
BBC College of Journalism Coventry Media and Comms conference

Don't be afraid of the future

10 November, 1pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
Professor Paul Bradshaw, City University

Just wires and lights: The rise and fall of television journalism

17 November, 1pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
Professor Steven Barnett, Westminster University

Is there life after Hackgate?

24 November, 1pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
Kevin Marsh, Today Programme, Radio 4

Days of hope: Life after the storm

1 December, 9am Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
Professor Jon Snow, Channel 4 News

Bob Marley: The making of a legend

1 December, 1pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
Colin Grant, Writer

Edina and Patsy are back, how Absolutely Fabulous

7 December, 1pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
John Plowman, Executive Producer

The making of Nativity 2 and looking after the brand

8 December, 1pm Ellen Terry building (ETG34)
Debbie Issitt, Writer / Director