Jamie Owen

Broadcaster and journalist Jamie Owen anchors the TV news on TRT World.  The channel broadcasts to a global audience in 190 countries.

Previously Jamie Owen anchored the countries most watched TV news programme BBC Wales TodayJamie has fronted the corporation's high profile Election Campaigns, Referendums, Royal visits and breaking news stories for twenty years. Jamie has anchored coverage of the NATO Summit, The Olympic Torch Ceremony and The Ryder Cup.  

As a documentary maker Jamie's recent work includes FAT v CARBS, and DO I DRINK TOO MUCH? seen on BBC World and the BBC News Channel, and also LANDROVER - the Great Welsh Idea - and THE ROLLS ROYCE GARAGE OF SNOWDONIA.

Jamie has worked extensively overseas for BBC World Service Trust, BBC Media Action advising television news stations in Libya, Egypt, Jordan and most recently Berlin. 

Jamie Owen is the author of five books about sailing voyages and the landscape of Wales - the most recent "The B Roads and By-Ways of Wales" is published by Random House. Jamie's next book - PEMBROKESHIRE is to be launched at the Hay Festival 2018. 

Jamie is an experienced conference chair - most recently hosting the UK's Finance Conference with the Prime Minister and First Minister at Celtic Manor.  He's also an experienced after dinner speaker. 

Jamie Owen began his broadcasting career on BBC Radio 4 where he read the news and the shipping forecast.  He has toured extensively with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and narrated Prokofiev's Peter and the Wolf for BBC Radio 3. 

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Jamie Owen is back in Berlin advising the German television news company DW. (He worked with them on their relaunch a year ago).

In the UK  - Jamie's television documentary 'Fat v Carbs' for the BBC has been a hit as far afield as the US. The programme investigated 40 years 

of the wrong dietary advice  - and saw Jamie lose a stone and keep it off by stopping his carbs intake. 

Jamie is now making another documentary on Britain's unhealthy relationship with alcohol. The programme, for the BBC, will see Jamie use a brain scanner before and after taking alcohol -  to watch its effect on the brain.