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Paddy O'Connell

Paddy O'Connell is the national and international broadcaster whose innovative style has led him into some of the most varied projects on radio and TV.   From Wall Street and 9/11 to the Eurovision Song Contest, Paddy has defied all conventions. He is a charismatic and unique conference facilitator

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Paddy O'Connell Biography

Paddy O'Connell is a dynamic and charming host or facilitator. 

Background and career On Radio, he hosts BBC Radio 4's Sunday morning programme Broadcasting House, and on TV his programme Weekend World is seen weekly on BBC World News by 175 million viewers.  He is also a regular stand-in on the Jeremy Vine show on BBC Radio 2.   He's the London correspondent for US Public Radio programmes, The Takeaway and The World, and has lived and worked extensively in the USA.  He was an intern during the presidency of Ronald Reagan, and was in New York as a Wall Street Anchor during the attacks of 9/11. Paddy is also well-known as the host of many public events, from monthly public Question Time events in London, to informal briefings for visiting Americans hitting the theatre scene.  He has a long list of appearances and meetings to add to his unusual mix...

Paddy O'Connell is a dynamic and charming host or facilitator. 

Background and career

On Radio, he hosts BBC Radio 4's Sunday morning programme Broadcasting House, and on TV his programme Weekend World is seen weekly on BBC World News by 175 million viewers.  He is also a regular stand-in on the Jeremy Vine show on BBC Radio 2. 
 
He's the London correspondent for US Public Radio programmes, The Takeaway and The World, and has lived and worked extensively in the USA.  He was an intern during the presidency of Ronald Reagan, and was in New York as a Wall Street Anchor during the attacks of 9/11.
 
Paddy is also well-known as the host of many public events, from monthly public Question Time events in London, to informal briefings for visiting Americans hitting the theatre scene.  He has a long list of appearances and meetings to add to his unusual mix of interests.   Paddy is well-known to the London journalist hub the Frontline Club, hosting monthly events there, and has also hosted Eurovision events in London and Oslo, and chaired events from Ohio to Singapore.
 
As well as charismatic and experienced host for corporate events, Paddy is a witty and erudite after dinner speaker recounting tales of his time in the US, presenting the weird and wonderful Eurovision Song Contest, how to ‘fix’ football, and insights into the life of a broadcaster and journalist.
 
Paddy is also involved in charitable work across a wide spectrum, from Prison Radio to school mentoring, and is a regular volunteer in the field of community projects. 

Speaking Topics

Prolific broadcaster and after-dinner speaker, Paddy O’Connell brings style, charisma and in-depth knowledge to corporate events.

  • Politics and current affairs
  • US politics
  • TV/Radio presenter

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