Chris Rowley

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Chris Rowley "founded One World Media, then called the One World Broadcasting Trust, in 1987.

"After attending Cambridge University he went into studio management, then worked as Programme Scheduler for Rediffusion, Coordinator of ITV Drama, and for Westinghouse Broadcasting in the US.

"Upon returning to the UK he became Producer and Deputy Controller of Features, Current Affairs, Children's and Women's programmes at Thames TV.

"He moved to the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA), where he was responsible for the mix of ITV programmes including a large increase in local and social action programming. He was particularly concerned with the start of Channel 4 and starting independent producers first on Channel 4 and then on ITV. He was Managing Director of Five TV and Founder/Chairman of various local radio stations.

"He is currently the Chairman of two arts trusts and co-founder of the Hand Engraver's Association." [1]

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