Magda Walter

From SourceWatch
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Magda Walter, "who joined One World Media's Board of Trustees in 2003, is an international communications and media consultant and journalism trainer. She is a veteran journalist who covered business, political and international news. She has also worked as a media relations executive for the World Bank and Plan, a leading international children's NGO.

"In her 20 years in American television journalism, Magda has worked as a producer and assignment editor for public TV and for CNN in the US. She was also NBC News bureau chief in Moscow and a member of the launch team of business network CNBC Asia in Hong Kong, where she created the daily business advice program "The Winners" and supervised coverage of special events, including the handover of Hong Kong to China and the annual meetings of the World Bank and the IMF.

"Since 2003, when she established her own consulting firm, Magda has, among other projects, prepared an extensive review of broadcast strategy for UNICEF global headquarters in New York. She conducted training for journalists in former Soviet republics on professional ethics, coverage of politics, elections and business for the International Centre for Journalists in Washington and Internews. Some of her other clients include the International Women's Media Foundation, the UNDP, the African Development Bank and Amnesty International, where she was acting Media Director in early 2007.

"Magda holds two Master's degrees: from the Department of History at Warsaw University and Department of Journalism of Ohio State University. She speaks four languages and has lived in or travelled to over 60 countries." [1]

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch


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