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Adrian’s influential role at the 2012 Olympics was celebrated in a special exhibition of photos at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

Adrian Warner is an award-winning, multi-lingual sports journalist with 30 years’ experience of writing and broadcasting for Reuters, the Evening Standard and the BBC who now trains students, business executives and doctors to write, present and handle tough questions.

In 2015 he was appointed a Senior Lecturer in Sports Journalism and Broadcasting at the University of Bedfordshire, combining this role with his work as a writer and copywriter, broadcaster and presenter, audio-visual content provider, media trainer and communications consultant for Adrian Warner Media. In 2017 he also qualified as a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA).   

A fluent French and German speaker, Adrian spent a decade as a foreign correspondent based in mainland Europe and has reported from 14 Olympics and 5 World Cup finals, starting in 1988.  He has an international reputation as an Olympics expert with wide-ranging contacts and, from 2007 to 2014,  worked as the on-screen Olympics Correspondent at BBC London TV, covering all aspects of the 2012 Games.

His clients for both journalism and media training in the last two years have included the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games, the 2015 Rugby World Cup, the International Olympic Committee and 2016 Youth Winter Olympics in Norway, Thomson Reuters news agency and the Thomson Reuters Foundation, Canadian Press, the University of East London, Cumberlege Eden & Partners, Families Magazine and the Daily Telegraph (UK) and the Around the Rings (US) websites.

You can view his showreel here. 

Adrian reported on all the matches at the rugby sevens as well as the whole athletics programme at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

Adrian has also covered global news stories in addition to sport, including the fall of the Berlin Wall, the Manchester city centre bomb blast, international political summits, financial markets, and arts and musical events.  He has reported from more than 25 countries for both text and TV.

He has published two books, including co-writing the story of London’s successful bid for the 2012 Olympics. In addition to his academic work, Adrian acts as a presenter or host for conferences, corporate videos, award ceremonies and corporate and charity functions.

At Adrian Warner Media, he provides both written and audio-visual content and communications advice for major sports events and organisations as well as training students, business executives and doctors in writing, presentation and journalism. He also continues to write and broadcast.

When he is not writing and teaching, Adrian sings in one of Britain’s top choirs and has performed live and recorded with an eclectic range of musicians from Noel Gallagher and Ray Davies to Andrea Bocelli and Hans Zimmer. He also regularly referees youth and women’s rugby and cycles for charity.

More details about Adrian’s services and experience, including comments from clients, are available on this website. Please click on the links in the text above or on the menu bar.

Please contact Adrian at adrianpwarner@gmail.com.

Twitter: @adrian_warner

 

Adrian performing live with Crouch End Festival Chorus as backing singers for Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds in 2016.

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