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Lansons Media Live: BBC’s Eleanor Lawrie and Amanda Evans

In Conversation with BBC News reporter Eleanor Lawrie (Business Technology) and Amanda Evans, business producer and 50:50 Equality Project super champion.

10:00, 11 August 2020

Eleanor and Amanda will be talking to us about:

– Championing the BBC’s 50:50 project to increase representation in BBC content
– Main areas of focus in the Business team – themes, topics and issues
– The impact of Covid-19 on content and ways of working
– How they like to work with PRs and spokespeople

We are delighted to have Iona as our guest for a webinar on Wednesday September 9th at 9am. Together we will be discussing:

  • Her views on young people and finances
  • The real impact of the Covid crisis and how life has changed
  • What the next year looks like as the UK braces for the longer term impact of the pandemic
  • How brands and PRs can best work with her
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Events Speakers

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Eleanor Lawrie

Business & Technology News Repoter, BBC

Award-winning financial journalist Eleanor Lawrie joined the BBC in 2017 as its Business and Economics researcher before becoming a TV output producer for the Business Unit. She now works as a journalist in the news analysis team, and also writes for online sections including Technology of Business and The Boss. Before the BBC she held roles at the Mail’s financial website ThisisMoney and Citywire Wealth Manager, after starting her career at Investment Adviser.

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Amanda Evans

Senior Producer, BBC

Amanda Evans is a senior producer in the Business team, currently working on BBC World TV’s In Business Africa and BBC Breakfast. Since joining the BBC 10 years ago, she’s also worked for 5 Live Wake Up to Money, BBC World TV’s Business Live, BBC Monitoring, BBC News, the Victoria Derbyshire programme, BBC Parliament, R2’s Jeremy Vine Show and BBC R4’s Money Box. Since January 2019, Amanda has been a super champion for the BBC’s 50:50 Equality Project, the biggest collective action on increasing representation in BBC content that there’s ever been.

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Katherine Hobby

Board Director

Katherine is a consumer finance specialist, bringing 15 years of experience in developing integrated campaigns and strategies for financial services brands.