Editor, BBC Radio 5 Live
Behind the scenes at the UK’s most popular news station
Heidi Dawson is the Editor of BBC Radio 5 Live. In this in-depth interview, she champions their move to Salford’s MediaCityUK, welcoming a “less London-centric view”; advocates podcasting as the key to unlocking a younger audience; recounts how a work trip to Jerusalem profoundly changed her journalism; talks through her ambitious plans to grow the station, and hits back at critics who describe it as “bloke-ish”.
Tom Newton Dunn
Political Editor, The Sun
18th January 2018
Thriving in a Westminster obsessed with Brexit, battling to interview Jeremy Corbyn, and championing Sun readers as ‘the backbone of the nation’.
Business Presenter, Sky News
11th January 2018
Grilling the country’s top CEOs and breaking financial scandals – live on air
Editor-in-Chief, Good Housekeeping
4th January 2018
Running global media brands, appealing to new audiences and telling the stories of ordinary women who do extraordinary things.
28th December 2017
Relaunching a music icon, the difficult balance of pleasing long-standing and new readers, and causing an election furore with Corbyn.
Editor-in-Chief, USA Today
21st December 2017
Leading an iconic American media brand, the journey to the Editor’s chair; the low number of women in media leadership roles – and her personal commitment to help solve the problem.