Kevin Marsh was Executive Editor, BBC College of Journalism 2006-2011, editor of Today from 2002-2006; Editor, The World at One, PM, The World This Weekend, Broadcasting House 1996-2002; Editor The World at One, The World This Weekend 1993-1996; Editor PM 1989-1993. He joined the BBC in October 1978, working in Belfast, Blackburn and Birmingham, BBC TV newsroom and BBC TV Current Affairs. Kevin was a panellist and contributor at four World Economic Forums (2003-2006);
Kevin is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and a Member of Chatham House, as well as a Visiting fellow at Bournemouth University Media School. He is a facilitator at Coventry University Media School and an external examiner Goldsmiths College Media School.
He is on the Editorial board of British Journalism Review as well as the Journal of Applied Journalism and Media Studies (Jonskoping University). Kevin is a founder member, Hacked Off Campaign and chair of Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism’s submission to the Leveson Inquiry.
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"I thought the Battle of Ideas was wonderful. Especially the extent and quality of audience participation. I can't imagine how I missed this exciting forum for exchange of ideas in the past. I will certainly not miss another one and look forward already to 2012 Battle of Ideas."
Professor Marilyn Monk, emeritus professor of molecular embryology, University College London