Peter Burdin Africa provides a range of professional services from knowledge brokerage and consulting services to education, media strategy, training and motivational speaking.
We have a lot of experience of working on the continent along with the contacts to match. We can offer a range of support and knowledge and organise group or one-to-one sessions on how best to succeed in the African market. We have strong links with several youth entrepreneurship organisations and start ups and would love to provide synergies between them and outside investors.
Peter is a keynote speaker on media and Africa and is available for public speaking engagements. This year he presented public lectures on "War Reporting" and on the need for better journalism entitled “Who Stole The News- And How Do We Get It Back”. He also spoke to members of the African diaspora at the Homecoming Revolution Summit at Olympia in London about "Africa’s future."
Peter has more than thirty years experience as a senior BBC international journalist. He has worked with many of the BBC’s most respected and senior correspondents. Peter now brings together this experience to offer you an insiders guide to how best to develop a media strategy that will give your message maximum impact. He provides editorial guidance, story telling advice and will help you develop your campaign from the concept stage to getting the finished product on air.
Education and training
Peter is Practitioner-In-Residence at the University of Central Lancashire in the UK where he tutors BA and MA Journalism students and delivers public lectures on his BBC international news career and on the future of journalism. He has lectured to students at Wits and UJ universities in South Africa and at University of Kenya and Strathmore University in Nairobi. He enjoys working in academic environments where he can prompt discussions on the state of the media landscape and explore new ways of thinking.
He is available for universities, schools and other educational establishments seeking an insider’s perspective on journalism as a career and how best to progress in the profession. Peter brings his vast experience and contacts together to offer you a range of group or one-to-one training and master classes.