Clive Jones CBE
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Chairman of GMTV
Clive Jones CBE, is the Chairman of GMTV, Britain's most popular Breakfast television station, Chairman of Two Way TV, the interactive television company that provides red button services to Britain's leading broadcasters, Chairman of Energetic Communications, the New York marketing and events company, the sole non-executive director of S4C, the Welsh public service broadcaster and editorial strategy adviser to ITN.
As a consultant he has recently carried out a review of the Community Channel for the Cabinet Office and chaired the Peer Review of the UK Film Council for the DCMS. He is an Honorary Visiting Professor in the School of Journalism, Media and Culture Studies at Cardiff University.
Until he stepped down in 2007 Clive was the Chief Executive of ITV News and Regions and the longest serving senior executive in ITV. During his career he has been Managing Director of the ITV Network, CEO of Carlton Television, Managing Director of Central Television and Managing Director of the London News Network. He began his career on the newsdesk of Yorkshire Television after eight years in newspapers.
A graduate of the LSE, he also chairs Skillset, the sector skills council for television, film and new media, Mediabox, YCTV, The Wales IP Fund and Creative Business Wales. He sits on the board of the Young Vic Theatre, the Sector Skills Development Agency, the Legacy Trust UK and the Runnymede Trust. He founded and chaired the groundbreaking Cultural Diversity Network for two years. He was awarded the Fellowship of the Royal Television Society in 1995 and in 2007 was given the society's highest award, its gold medal, for his outstanding contribution to British television. He was awarded a CBE for services to broadcasting in the Queen's Birthday Honours list of 2007.