Trustee and Chair of the Development and Events Group
Torin has reported on media issues for 40 years, including 24 years as the media correspondent for BBC News. Before joining the BBC, he worked for the Independent Broadcasting Authority, The Times, the Independent, and the Economist and presented LBC Radio’s media show, Advertising World. He has an Honorary Doctorate from the University of West London and is Visiting Professor in Media at the University of Bedfordshire. He also works with the Media Trust.
Torin was awarded the MBE in 2013 for services to the community in Chiswick. He is director of the Chiswick Book Festival, which is organised by St Michael & All Angels Church, Bedford Park.