Roger Macdonald

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Roger Macdonald joined the Board of Trustees of One World Media in 2004.

"Roger won a scholarship to Hertford College, Oxford University where he obtained an honours degree in Modern History. He works as a writer, broadcaster and consultant, specialising in business, travel, health, law and media.

"Roger has extensive experience as a Fleet Street journalist and television producer working for two national newspapers, the London Daily Mail and The Times, two national news agencies, PA and Extel, and for both BBC Television and BBC Radio. The highlights of his varied BBC career included editing the Today programme, producing the Barry Norman film programme and inventing The Travel Show, Breakaway and Going Places.

"Later in his career Roger became Head of Marketing and Development for the Press Association (PA). During his tenure, he won the right for PA to provide news for the ITV Teletext franchise for an entire decade, the biggest single contract in its history.

"A member of the British Guild of Travel Writers, Roger has written twelve books on history, football, motoring and travel. His recent history of the real Man in the Iron Mask was made into a television documentary for the Discovery Channel." [1]

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  1. Trustees, One World Media, accessed July 22, 2010.