Director, Entertainment Division
Mr. Neenan is a seasoned communications professional with an impressive career spanning various media platforms. His experiences span film, television, corporate video, documentary, audio books, newspapers, magazines, and websites. Notably, he has contributed to the renowned Guardian newspaper in London and collaborated with the world's longest continuously published upscale lifestyle and property magazine, Country Life. In these roles, he honed his skills in writing, editing, commissioning, and working closely with a diverse array of well-known authors across numerous subject areas.
For many years Mr. Neenan served as Senior International News Editor and Producer at CCTV which is CGTN's English-language channel. During his tenure, he made significant contributions to the nightly interview program 'Dialogue with Yang Rui' and played an integral role in the international co-production series 'Dialogue with the World'. His responsibilities crafting and refining program scripts, while also providing mentorship to a talented team of writers dedicated to these programs.
Mr. Neenan's passion for storytelling extends across a spectrum of media. He has lent his voice to numerous documentaries and has been seen in front of the camera, reporting on segments for news and commentary. A notable strength lies in his ability to conduct training programs for fellow journalists, equipping them with enhanced writing skills, on-camera presence, voiceover capabilities, and overall confidence in public speaking within the professional international broadcast-level English sphere.
He holds a Master's degree in Training and Coaching from the esteemed University of London's Royal Central School of Speech and Drama, providing him with specialized knowledge in on-camera media training for communicators.