John Maguire – Judge of the 2013 AIBs

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John Maguire

Director of International Relations and Cooperation

France Medias Monde


John Maguire was named Director of International Relations and Cooperation of France Medias Monde in September 2013. Before that he held the following posts:

  • March 2012 to September 2013: Director of International Development, Audiovisuel Exterièur de la France
  • May 2010 to March 2013: Director of International Affairs, Radio France Internationale
  • From 2004 to 2010 he was head of RFI’s International Training Department.
  • Before that he spent six years as Managing Editor of RFI’s English service.

He is an African specialist and has taught in several French schools of journalism. He is a former correspondent for Irish Radio-Television ( RTE) and The Irish Times in Paris.