Clive Jones

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"As well as his role on Runnymede's board of trustees, Clive is also the chair of Netplay, the interactive television company; chair of Energetic Communications, the New York marketing and events company; and the sole non-executive director of S4C, the Welsh public service broadcaster. Until he stepped down in 2007, Clive was also the chief executive of ITV News and Regions and the longest serving senior executive in ITV.

"During his thirty-plus year career in television Clive has been non-executive director of GMTV, managing director of the ITV Network, CEO of Carlton Television, managing director of Central Television and managing director of London News Network. He began his career on the news desk of Yorkshire Television after eight years as a newspaper journalist. As a consultant Clive recently chaired the Peer Review of the UK Film Council for the DCMS and was the project leader overseeing the digitisation of the ITV and Channel Four newsrooms for ITN. He is currently advising a group of Britain’s leading theatres on their new media and digital ventures.

"A graduate of the London School of Economics, he has chaired Skillset, the sector skills council for television, film, publishing and new media for the past eight years. He also chairs Mediabox, the government’s youth media fund, the Wales IP Fund and the Creative Diploma Development Partnership for the DCFS. He sits on the board of the Young Vic Theatre and the Legacy Trust.

"Clive founded and chaired for its first two years the groundbreaking Cultural Diversity Network. He was awarded a Fellowship of the Royal Television Society in 1995 and its Gold Medal, the Society’s highest award, in 2007. In the same year he was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for services to broadcasting."[1]

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  1. Runnymede Trust Trustees, organizational web page, accessed June 28, 2012.