Louisa Bojesen, Anchor, CNBC and BBC Visit

03 November 2016

Our last lunchtime speaker for this year is Louisa Bojesen, Anchor, CNBCBook here speaking to the group on Tuesday lunchtime 8 November.

Louisa Bojesen anchors CNBC’s live morning program ‘Street Signs’. Prior to this, she hosted her flagship ‘European Closing Bell’ for 5 years. She has been with CNBC since 2000, and has fronted a number of shows, including ‘Squawk Box Europe’, ‘Today’s Business’, ‘Morning Exchange’ and ‘Power Lunch’. She is the only anchor to have hosted 4 shows consecutively on a daily basis for several years. She also hosts the live European Central Bank and Bank of England shows, and anchors CNBC Europe’s only regular weekend show ‘Investing Edge’. Ms. Bojesen was one of the main anchors to cover the unfolding of the financial crisis, she broke the 7/7 London bombings news live on air, and has regularly reported from trading floors, including Bear Stearns before its demise. She is a Danish Goodwill Ambassador, has received numerous awards, is often on judging panels, and was recently named Career Woman of the Year.

Cost: £15 for members; £25 for non-members

Date: Tuesday 8 November,

Timing: 12.30pm for 1 o'clock (sandwich lunch will be served)

BBC Visit – Monday 5 December

Cost: £70 for members – limited numbers

Date: Monday 5 December

Timing: tbc but last year it was 16.20pm arrival for 16.35 tour – approx. 19.45 finish.

Itinerary tbc –to give you an idea, last year the group was fortunate to have a tour to the BBC Weather Centre, talk to the One Show Producer; tour New Broadcasting House; meet with Huw Edwards and chat about the News; and then enjoy wine and nibbles in the hospitality room whilst chatting with various journalists. 

Comments from last year:

  • Everyone was absolutely thrilled and learnt a great deal.
  • I just wanted to drop you a line to say how much I enjoyed this BBC visit and to thank you especially for including me and organising the event. We were very well looked after by Lorraine and Simon and our sessions with Huw Edwards, Hugh Pym and Rory Cellan-Jones were really great. It was good to meet Louise and all the others...altogether a very memorable and fascinating evening. 
  • I wanted to pass on our huge thanks for arranging and managing the tour on Tuesday afternoon. The whole group thoroughly enjoyed the trip and, more importantly, felt they learnt a great deal from the experience. You delivered a truly exceptional experience. Every element of the tour was interesting and gave incredible insights to the whole BBC operation. Please do pass on our thanks to everyone that made time to talk to us – we know you all have very busy schedules and we really do appreciate them, taking time out of their days to be with us.
  • I’ve had several comments from participants how much they valued the tour – and, without doubt, Huw has convinced everyone (as if there was any doubt!) that 39p a day is more than value for money for the incredible service you all deliver.

If you would like to go on the waiting list for this visit please email sueowen@corporate-financial.com, and as soon as further information is available it will be sent to you so you can confirm your interest. Members will have priority.

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Beth Saint

Chair – CIPR Corporate and Financial Group

 

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