John Owen

John Owen is chairman of the Frontline Journalism and Media Club in London. He was previously a professor of international journalism at City University in London, chief news editor for CBC Television News, and executive producer for Al Jazeera English TV. He was the founding director of the Freedom Forum’s European Centre and the founding executive producer of EBU’s NewsXchange. Mr Owen currently serves on various journalism and media boards and also is co-author and co-editor of ‘International News Reporting: Frontlines and Deadlines’, published by Wiley & Blackwell.