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My interview with Times Radio

“They were pimping for Russell Brand and that’s not acceptable.” “It’s outrageous” that Russell Brand abused his power by asking runners to get the phone ...
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Channel 4 Dispatches on Russel Brand : In Plain Sight

Lorraine Heggessey has never been afraid to tackle difficult issues or to stand up for what she believes in which is one of the things ...
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Newscast – Analysing the Phillip Schofield interview – BBC Sounds

After Philip Schofield’s first interview since leaving ITV, Adam is joined by 5 Live’s Nicky Campbell and Lorraine Heggessey, former controller of BBC One. They ...
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Newscast – ITV To Review Schofield Affair – BBC Sounds

Lorraine Heggessey, former controller of BBC One and Head of Children’s BBC talks to Adam about the future of Phillip Schofield and ITV, which has ...
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Is this the end of TV? Broadcasters prepare for online-only switch

As ITVX launches and the BBC gets ready to stream not beam, will event viewing become a thing of the past?
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‘I tried to break my ankle to get out of it’: an oral history of Strictly Come Dancing

Lorraine Heggessey (controller of BBC One, 2000-05) I had lost out on Pop Idol. I wanted it, but ITV had got that. Simon Cowell and Simon ...
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Job uncertainty threatens progress made on diversity

Great strides have been made in attracting people from diverse backgrounds – but now we need to keep them, says Lorraine Heggessey
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Lorraine Heggessey: Plaudits and awards don’t excuse bad behaviour

TV needs to get its house in order if it is to continue to attract the brightest and best creative talent
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Time to stop undervaluing our production managers

They are the backbone of every show and their worth must be acknowledged and properly rewarded, says Lorraine Heggessey. There have been so many wake-up ...
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Praise is the ‘most powerful weapon’ in any leader’s armoury, says Lorraine Heggessey

Lorraine Heggessey, who has led transformation at high profile media brands including the BBC, says good leadership is built on communication, because there is “no ...
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TV Diary: Lorraine Heggessey

Lorraine Heggessey enjoys being out and about again – but a missed train reminds her that Zoom has its compensations I still experience that “back ...
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Young diverse talent will ensure docs continue to thrive

Documentaries create debate and offer fresh perspectives – they can only be enhanced by including more voices, says Lorraine Heggessey
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Britney Spears and Princess Latifa – Both Victims of Controlling Fathers

Two powerful documentaries broadcast this week highlighted how even women who seemingly have it all can have power taken away from them by those who ...
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Why blue Monday is a good thing

Leaders can use Blue Monday to open up conversations about mental health, to show their own vulnerability and to allow people to admit they are ...
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This festive period, spare a thought for commissioners

Scheduling the perfect mix over Christmas is tough – and Covid has it even more of a challenge, says Lorraine Heggessey
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Leadership during the uncertainty of the Coronavirus pandemic

How you lead during the Coronavirus pandemic will leave a lasting legacy with your staff, your clients or customers and everyone you have business dealings ...
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It’s not only movie stars that behave badly…

…too many organisations tolerate bad behaviour from their ‘stars’ but this can have a corrosive impact on morale Oscar winner sets an example Joaquim Phoenix’s ...
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Overcoming barriers to change leads to creative breakthroughs

Creative problem solving and a determination that no obstacle will be insurmountable are key to leading successful change in business The resistance that leaders face ...
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