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Jasmine Dotiwala – Multimedia journalist, broadcaster and inclusion leader

Jasmine Dotiwala has over 25 years of experience as a Head of department, manager, broadcaster, producer, director and columnist at brands like Netflix UK, Media Trust, Channel 4 News, MTV and more. In 2020 she moved into a role working with Netflix UK Editorial & Publishing team. She continues to support Media Trust programmes.

As a multi-media reporter and producer as well as a reputed D&I specialist, Jasmine developed the industry lauded, ground-breaking Media Trust broadcast trainee programme London360 whose (over 400 to date) diverse alumni have since taken up senior positions all across TV broadcasters and the creative industries in the UK. As Head of Youth Media at Media Trust Jasmine oversaw media training programming from TV Production, to radio podcasting, to vlogging and more, with thousands of young people across the UK Nations & Regions. She leaves a legacy of diverse talent across the creative industries.

In addition, Jasmine continues to report on ground-breaking Arts and culture stories for Channel 4 News including reports on Stormzy and mental health, TLC and Black Lives Matter and exclusives with music names like J Hus, Charlie XCX, Goldie and more. Simultaneously, Jasmine also reports on Arts & Culture stories for Sky News and appears as a regular panel guest on Jeremy Vine on 5. She also hosted a weekly arts & culture show “The Scene” on BBC Radio London.

Jasmine writes occasional columns and print press opinion pieces for platforms from The Voice (14 years), The Source Magazine, Huffington Post UK, The Metro and more.

Jasmine was a key senior figure at MTV for over 13 years where she went from the early years as an MTV News presenter across the UK and Europe, to Head of MTV News, eventually heading up MTV Base and MTV Dance production. She also returns annually to produce at the MTV Europe Music Awards. 

Jasmine is a member of the BAFTA voting academy, the Royal Television Society Futures committee, Board of Directors at ILUVLIVE, the BPI Equality and Justice Advisory Group committee and the MOBO and BET Voting Academy’s.

Speaking: How To Steal My Job

12:00 – 13:00

This discussion will not only equip you with a deeper understanding of the music industry, its structures, and how it relates to an artist, you will also get to hear from an exclusive lineup of Music professionals and brightest insiders.Expects an insightful discussion with our illustrious panel, finding out what role each of them play in an artist’s career, their career path and tips for anyone looking for a similar industry job.


Speakers

Jasmine Dotiwala – Multimedia journalist, broadcaster and inclusion leader

Sharlotte Ritchie – Director Global Communications, Universal Music Group

Ella-Bonai Gordon, Artist Manager & A&R Consultant

Shauni Caballero – Music Publishing, The Go 2 Agency