Jamie Owen

Jamie Owen has a cameo role in a film called ‘The Dissident’ in which he is anchoring the tv news in Istanbul. It follows the assassination of Jamal Khashogg. The film had its world premiere at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year.

‘The Dissident’ is available on Amazon Prime.

Broadcaster and journalist Jamie Owen is the Europe anchor of the international English language TV News channel CGTN based in London, The station broadcasts to a global audience.

Previously Jamie Owen was based in Istanbul where he anchored the TV news for TRT World.

He was one of the longest serving broadcasters of BBC Wales Today where Jamie fronted the corporation's high profile Election Campaigns, Referendums, Royal visits and breaking news stories for twenty years. Jamie 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 and BBC Media Action advising television news stations in Libya, Egypt, Jordan and Berlin.

Jamie Owen is the author of six books about sailing voyages and the landscape of Wales. "The B Roads and By-Ways of Wales" is published by Random House. Jamie’s new book - A YEAR IN PEMBROKESHIRE is out now and available on Amazon and all good bookshops.

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 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.