Creative Lives – Vidar Hjardeng

Prairie dog singingCreative Lives is a series of lectures about how artists work, live and thrive in the arts and creative industries.

Tuesday 5th March 4.00-5.00pm – Room 1, The Gateway, City Campus, Sunderland University

Vidar Hjardeng MBE studied languages at Manchester University before completing a post-graduate Journalism course at London’s City University.

Now Diversity Consultant for ITV News across England, Wales and the Channel Islands; Vidar spent over 25 years working for ITV in the Midlands, much of that time as Editor/Executive Producer on political, religious and social action magazine programmes before joining the ITV News Senior Management team and for a number of years was a Consultant Producer with Channel 4’s daytime political programme produced by ITN.

In addition to being an Associate with the Business Disability Forum and is a role model for the Department of Work and Pension’s ‘Fulfilling Potential Making It Happen’ Campaign.

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