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Jones, Clive William free

CBE 2007

Born 10 Jan. 1949; s of Kenneth David Llewellyn Jones and Joan Muriel Jones (née Withers); m 1st, 1971, Frances Mawer (marr. diss. 1988); two s one d; 2nd, 1988, Fern Britton (marr. diss. 2000); two s one d; 3rd, 2004, Victoria Mary Taylor Heywood , qv

Chairman: Disasters Emergency Committee, since 2011; Runnymede Trust, since 2009 (Trustee, since 2004); Procam TV, since 2013; National Theatre Wales, since 2016


Newbridge Grammar Sch.; LSE (BSc Econ.)


Journalist, until 1978; with Yorks TV, 1978–82; Man. Editor, Editor, then Editor-in-Chief, TV-am Ltd, 1982–84; TVS: Controller, News, Current Affairs and Sport, 1984–87; Dep. Dir of Programmes, 1987–91; Dep. Man. Dir, 1991–92; Founding Man. Dir, London News Network, 1992–94; Man. Dir, Central Independent Television PLC, April–Dec. 1994; Man. Dir, Carlton UK Broadcasting Ltd, 1995; Chief Exec., Carlton Television, 1996–2004; Chairman: Westcountry Television, 1998–2001 (Dir, 1998–2007); HTV, 2000–07; GMTV, 2005–10 (Dir, 2001–10); Two Way TV, 2007–09 (Dir, 2007–09); Netplay TV, 2009–14; Jt Man. Dir, ITV, 2002–04; Chief Exec., ITV News and Regions, 2004–07; Dir, S4C, 2007–12. Chm., Energetic Communications, NY, 2007–. Chm., ITV Pension Fund, 2016– (Trustee, 2005–). Dir, Skills Develt Agency, 2006–08. Dir, Ladies Who Learn, 2015–. Chairman: Skillset, 2002–10; YCTV, 2002–08; Wales IP Fund, 2005–11; Mediabox, 2007–. Director: Young Vic Th., 2003–16; Provenance Pictures, 2015–; Lake End Films, 2015–. Chm., London Metropolitan Univ., 2010–16. Gov., Nat. Film and Television Sch., 1998–2012. FRTS 2000; FRSA 2000


Rugby, golf, films, theatre


48 Church Crescent N10 3NE