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THE NIGHT DIANA DIED
As the 20th anniversary of the death of Diana, Princess of Wales approaches on 31st August 2017 journalist Maxine Mawhinney reveals the unfolding story on the night of one of the biggest news stories in decades.
As the sole TV news anchor at the BBC in London Maxine broadcast to an audience across the world from the moment the first details of the car crash were known until the death was announced.
An illustrated talk with video and Q&A
BEHIND THE NEWS
Ever wondered what it is like to be a top TV news anchor?
Journalist and broadcaster Maxine Mawhinney takes you behind the scenes to show you want goes into making a BBC News programme.
See the studio from the other side, peek into the control gallery, try your hand at reading the autocue and have a go at interviewing.
This is a fun hands-on talk with video and lots of audience interaction.
Talk and Q&A
FROM THE BOMBS OF BELFAST TO THE BONGS OF THE BULLETIN
Journalist and broadcaster Maxine Mawhinney has had an amazing career which took her from the back streets of Belfast during the Troubles, all over the world as a foreign correspondent and to the top of the BBC as a senior tv news anchor.
She covered everything from bombs to Royal deaths and births and the presidency of Bill Clinton.
She worked in Belfast, London, Tokyo, Frankfurt and Washington DC.
She worked for Sky News, ITN, GMTV, Reuters, BBC
But is such a glittering career path ever smooth?
Hear about the obstacles and choices and how her path over 40 years as a journalist was defined by a series of phone calls and the choices that they presented.
Illustrated talk and Q&A