Munro Forbes

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        Born in Scotland, Munro Forbes is currently the joint owner of the Cyprus Media Academy. He has over 28 years broadcast experience in the United Kingdom working for ITV and the BBC and 10 years consultancy experience. His most recent client is Sigma Television, where he works as a special advisor to the management.

Munro Forbes is a sought-after media consultant and over the years, he has worked as an executive producer of TV shows, including the Junior Eurovision Song Contest and Eurovision national finals and events.  He has also launched many news, current affairs programmes, quiz shows, music, and talk shows. He has directed events, outside broadcasts and documentaries for ITV, BBC, Channel 4 and CNN all during his career.

His international consultancy projects have taken him to various parts of the world including: Malta, Palestine, India, Qatar, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Greece, Romania and Cyprus.

Munro Forbes speaks 5 languages, including; French, English, Greek, German and Swedish. He is a natural trainer for anyone interested in working in the media industry; some of his past students have gone out into the world and worked at media industries, including CNN, BBC, ITV, SKY, FOX and AL JAZEERA.

Munro has also received the Royal Television Society Team Award for ITN’s News at Ten and, as a trainee programme director at Yorkshire Television, he received special commendations for a religious outside broadcast and a documentary on the achievements of handicapped children.

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