London Live News Review - Netflix

A reminder of some of the biggest news stories from the past year.

Type: News

Languages: English

Status: Running

Runtime: 60 minutes

Premier: 2015-12-26

London Live News Review - Helen Boaden - Netflix

Helen Boaden (born 1 March 1956) is a former British broadcasting executive who spent more than 30 years working for the BBC, (resigned 29th Sept. 2016). In February 2013, Boaden assumed the role of the BBC's Director of Radio, including responsibilities for their national networks for music and speech, following negative publicity about her role in the BBC's initial non-coverage of Jimmy Savile's history of sexually abusing children.

London Live News Review - Awards - Netflix

Boaden has won Sony Awards for a programme on AIDS in Africa, and bullying in Feltham Young Offenders Institution when at File on 4. Radio 4 won the Gold Award for Station of the Year in 2003 and 2004. In 1990, Boaden won awards from the Industrial Society for her work on safety standards in the oil industry. She has honorary degrees from Suffolk College, the University of Sussex, and the University of York. She is on the committee of the Sony Radio Academy. In February 2013, she was assessed as one of the 100 most powerful women in the United Kingdom by Woman's Hour on BBC Radio 4.

London Live News Review - References - Netflix