Jeremy Bowen Keynote Speaker

  • BBC International Editor (2022- ) - Middle East Editor (2005-2020)
  • Highly experienced war correspondent
  • Award-winning broadcaster and documentary-maker

Jeremy Bowen's Biography

Jeremy Bowe is a Welsh journalist and television presenter. He was the BBC’s Middle East correspondent, based in Jerusalem, between 1995 and 2000 and the BBC Middle East editor from 2005 to 2022, before being appointed the International Editor of BBC News in August 2022.

While Middle East Editor he led the coverage of the 2011 ‘Arab Spring’ and the 2006 war between Israel and Lebanon, for which BBC News was awarded an International Emmy. He also won a first prize at the Bayeux War Correspondent Awards for a Panorama film on the Gaza War of 2009.

Jeremy has also presented numerous documentaries on BBC television and radio. In 2008, he presented a documentary for BBC Two about the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the state of Israel. In 1999 he presented a special programme on BBC One examining the aftermath of the Turkish earthquake. Jeremy also presented the BBC One special following the Asian tsunami.

A seasoned war correspondent, Jeremy has reported from more than 70 countries and has covered conflicts in the Gulf, El Salvador, Lebanon, the West Bank, Gaza, Afghanistan, Croatia, Bosnia, Chechnya, Somalia and Rwanda, Iraq, Algeria and Kosovo.

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Videos of Jeremy Bowen

On working in conflict zones (2012)
On working in conflict zones (2012)
On the Arab Uprisings (2012)
On the Arab Uprisings (2012)

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