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Jake Bowers: Journalist, Producer and Filmmaker

Updated: May 29

Jake Bowers is a journalist, producer, media teacher and film maker with over 20 years experience in the media. He trained as a journalist with Johnston Press and the BBC before starting his own successful production company the Gypsy Media Company Ltd in 2007. In that time he was worked for clients as diverse as the BBC, ITV, Swedish Radio, the Department for Education, Virgin Records and some of the biggest advertising companies in the world.

Level 3 Diploma Event Management student Jena interviewed Jake about his creative work, challenging negative misconceptions about Romani peoples and celebrating the communities cultures. With lots of top tips for students wanting to work in media and the creative industries.