Raymond Snoddy OBE – Broadcaster, Journalist, Conference Host/Facilitator and Guest Speaker.
Raymond Snoddy is one of the country’s most respected media commentators.
Raymond Snoddy presented BBC’s NewsWatch which was broadcast on BBC One and the BBC News Channel. NewsWatch represents viewer comments and complaints about BBC News and Current Affairs content.
Born in Larne Co. Antrim, Raymond was educated at Larne Grammar School and Queen’s University in Belfast, he worked on local and regional newspaper before joining The Times in 1971.
Raymond moved to The Financial Times in 1978 and reported on media issues for 19 years before returning to The Times as media editor.
As a freelance journalist his career has included columns for the Independent newspaper, Marketing Magazine and CityAM.
Raymond was the presenter of Channel 4’s award-winning Hard News series, which covered the press, and also presented Media Monthly on Sky News.
As an author, his books include: The Good, The Bad and The Unacceptable, Greenfinger: The Rise of Michael Green and Carlton Communications and It Could be You: A History of the National Lottery.
In 2000, Raymond Snoddy was awarded an OBE for Services to Journalism
Raymond Snoddy is a regular guest speaker and conference chair/facilitator.