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Expert of Crisis Communications and Ex BBC reporter Nigel Kay to Visit Georgia

Nigel Kay, the former BBC reporter and expert of crisis communications, will conduct trainings on communication issues for representatives of media and government structures.

Brief Information about Nigel Kay

Nigel Kay was a BBC journalist for 30 years. When he left the Corporation to start his own consultancy, he was Head of Journalism Development, responsible for the training and development of 3000 journalists across the UK. He helped coordinate coverage of some of the biggest domestic stories, including the Hillsborough Stadium tragedy, the Grand Hotel bombing and the London bombings of 2005.

Nigel is an experienced radio and television interviewer. As presenter of North of Westminster and Let the People Talk on BBC TWO, he interviewed Margaret Thatcher, Tony Blair, and a host of other leading political figures. Nigel is an experienced public speaker. He has represented the BBC on public platforms across Europe and at the United Nations.

Since 2006 Nigel Kay has been advising governments, local authorities and businesses on communications strategy and media relations. He’s an Associate Lecturer at the Emergency Planning College, where he writes and presents crisis communications training courses.

Training is organized by the State Security and Crisis Management Council of Georgia and is financed by partner organizations of European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO) program DIPECHO: Arbeiter-Samariter-Bund (ASB), Oxfam and Red Cross Society of Denmark