The controller of BBC Radio Four, Mark Damazer, is to come to Coventry next month to deliver the fourth in a series of guest lectures at Coventry Cathedral.
He has a reputation as one of the best and brightest in British Broadcasting. Over the past twenty five years, Mark Damazer has held a variety of senior positions inside the BBC. He was the Deputy Director of News during the Gilligan/Hutton inquiry in 2003 - 4. Before that he was Head of Political Programmes, Head of Current Affairs, Editor of the Nine O’clock News, Producer on Newsnight and a Producer on Sixty Minutes.
Outside the BBC Mark started out as an ITV trainee and one of the founding staff of TV AM in 1983.
He graduated with a double first in history from Cambridge and a Harvard Harkness fellowship as well.
Mark will deliver the fourth Coventry Cathedral lecture on 'Radio 4: Enlightenment and Edge' on Thursday 21 February at 6.00pm in the Chapter House at the Cathedral.
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