June 25, 2015

Amanda Farnsworth from BBC at Filmteractive 2015!


As Filmteractive Conference Speaker and as a member of Filmteractive Market expert panel.

Amanda Farnsworth is a senior executive who has held some of the most high profile leadership roles in the BBC including Editor of the TV One and Six O Clock News, Deputy Editor, Newsnight and Bureau Chief in Washington DC.
 
As Project Executive London 2012 she was responsible for developing some of the BBC’s  key external partnerships around the London 2012 Olympics including with Locog and the GLA. She sat on the BBC’s 2012 Steering Group, helping to formulate the BBC's vision, editorial strategy and plans to cover all the major 2012 events including the Olympic Torch Relay, the Cultural Olympiad and the Olympic Games. 
 
Amanda is currently Editor, Visual Journalism at BBC News bringing together TV designers across all domestic and global outlets with the high end multimedia interactive projects online within News. The team won 8 awards in 2014, several of them for innovative Data Journalism projects.
 
Amanda is also a Trustee of the Lyric Theatre in Hammersmith, West London.
 
At Filmteractive Conference she will present the following topic:Visual Journalism at the BBC - Where TV meets the web.