Managing Director at Trackwise Productions Ltd
- London, United Kingdom
- Media Production
Andy Edwards's Overview
- Managing Director at Trackwise Productions Ltd
- Clare College, Cambridge University
Andy Edwards' Summary
I am an independent broadcast journalist and media consultant working across a range of areas including current affairs, culture and sport with the emphasis in the latter on athletics.
I am MC at press conferences for the Virgin London Marathon and BMW Berlin Marathon during their respective raceweeks, working bilingually in German and English whenever I'm in Germany. During these events I am also the in-vision video interviewer and podcast reporter and also play a similar role at marathons such as Frankfurt, Dubai and Prague .
Among my live broadcasting work, I am chief athletics commentator for IEC in Sports' television coverage. I also report on athletics for BBC World Service radio.
For the Voice of America's London Bureau, I work as a freelance producer covering culture and sport.
As a translator and reporter I work for various companies including the websites of the Vienna City Marathon, the BMW Frankfurt Marathon and the Anglo-German site "Take the Magic Step."
I began my journalist career at BBC World Service in Bush House in 1978 and went freelance in 1984, working subsequently for a variety of organisations including Worldwide TV News, now APTN, Capital Radio, Eurosport and Reuters.
Master of Ceremonies for press conferences and other events in English and German; on-screen presenter, television producer and radio reporter and producer; stadium announcer;
fluent German and French.
Andy Edwards' Skills & Expertise
Andy Edwards' Education
Clare College, Cambridge University
Modern & Medieval Languages, German and French
1973 – 1977
Activities and Societies: Co-founder of Clare College r'n'b club, 1975.
Andy Edwards' Additional Information
Current affairs and culture; literature especially German and French; history ancient and modern; history of sport and its cultural impact.
- Groups and Associations:
Member of Asia House, London-based think-tank; Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society; SJA (Sports Journalists' Association; BAWA (British Athletics Writers' Association); TAFWA (Track & Field Writers of America); Blackheath & Bromley Harriers.
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