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Richard Edgar, Head of Video, video interview at the AOP Summit 2008

Richard Edgar, Head of Video, talks to AOP

Richard Edgar was appointed as the head of video for the Financial Times in 2007 and is responsible for developing’s popular video section. Under his stewardship's video audience has more than trebled and new formats and strands have won awards around the world.

Edgar has over a decade of top-flight journalism experience across all platforms including print, online and broadcast. He joined from Reuters Video where he was editor in charge for Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Previously, Edgar spent three years as Reuters Television’s Frankfurt correspondent covering politics and financial news and from 1998-2000 was business editor of BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme. He holds a research MA in the psychology of music and diplomas in journalism and in wine.

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