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Patrick Younge delivers Claudia Jones memorial lecture 2014

Patrick Younge delivers the Claudia Jones memorial lecture 2014

Patrick Younge delivers the Claudia Jones memorial lecture 2014  -  © NUJ

20 October 2014

Patrick Younge delivered the Claudia Jones memorial lecture 2014 on 16 October 2014 in the Thomson Reuters building in London.

The theme of the lecture was Take me to your leader: the crisis in leadership in BAME Britain.

NUJ member Patrick Younge explored the lack of leadership roles for Black and minority ethnic people across the UK.

You can read Tweets from the lecture by searching for #claudiajones.

Watch the video:

Claudia Jones Memorial Lectures 2014 from Jason N. Parkinson/reportdigital on Vimeo.

Patrick has spent over 22 years working in the media industry in the UK and internationally. Patrick is a highly regarded executive broadcaster with international experience at senior levels in journalism, commissioning, production, public service television, digital media and pay TV.  He began his career at London Weekend TV and has worked for the BBC, Channel 4 TV and the Travel Channel Media (USA).  

The Claudia Jones memorial lecture is organised by the NUJ Black members council.

Tags: , claudia jones, black members, racism, equality, Patrick Younge