ANGELA RIPPON to host APM Awards 2011

APM have announced that the Project Management Awards ceremony on 20th October (bookings are now being taken) will be hosted by TV presenter Angela Rippon, who has been a familiar face and voice in British broadcasting for over 40 years. The career of this award-winning journalist has embraced an impressive variety of programmes on both radio and television for both commercial and BBC stations in Britain, America and Australia.

The scope and quality of her work has been recognised by the Royal Television Society who entered her into their Hall of Fame in 1996. In 2002 she was voted European Woman of Achievement and in the Queen’s Birthday Honours of 2004 she was awarded an OBE in recognition of her services to broadcasting, charity and the arts.

She currently presents Rip-Off Britain, Rippon’s Britain on The One Show and Cash in the Attic all for BBC1. Angela also travelled to Kenya for Comic Relief and was part of the Famous, Rich and in the Slums BBC1 series.

Angela will follow Bill Turnball, Adrian Chiles and Andrew Castle in hosting the most prestigious event in the profession’s calendar.

Over the last 16 years, the APM Project Management Awards has been celebrating achievement in project management by recognising excellence. The spectacular London setting of ‘The Brewery’ makes for an entertaining evening of celebration, so to ensure you are a part of the best night of the year, book your place today.

For a full list of prices and to book your place simply visit the APM website or alternatively call 0845 458 1944 with your details.

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NOTES TO EDITORS:

About the Association for Project Management (APM)

Founded in 1972, the Association for Project Management has been at the forefront of the development of project, programme and portfolio management for over 35 years. The APM is a registered charity with over 18,000 individual and 500 corporate members making it the largest professional body of its kind in Europe. As part of its strategy to raise awareness and standards in the profession it is currently in the process of applying for a Royal Charter.

APM’s mission statement is: “To develop and promote the professional disciplines of project and programme management for the public benefit.”

The APM is dedicated to the development of professional project, programme and portfolio management across all sectors of industry and beyond. APM is committed to developing the profession through its three strategic themes:

  1. Development and maintenance of standards and knowledge.
  2. The promotion and application of those standards and knowledge.
  3. Development and maintenance of the APM infrastructure.

 

Contact:

Dayner Proudfoot

PR & Marketing Manager
Tel: 01844 271 632

Fax: 0845 458 8807

Email: dayner.proudfoot@apm.org.uk

Web: www.apm.org.uk

 

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1 Comment

  1. Terry Christie on December 7, 2011 at 3:51 pm

    Angela Rippon was on October 12th 1944 and one of the original broadcaster’s is recently celebrated 45 years working for the BBC when she landed her first job as the journalist & the reporter in Spotlight Southwest on Thursday September 8th 1966.

    The First woman to read the national news on prime time tv since August 1974 until January 1981 for The Nine O’Clock News replacing Richard Baker who is on holiday.

    More just the newsreader with so many people with her great performance as the famous dancer in The Morecambe & Wise Christmas Show twice also she took part in the dance routine in the Strictly Come Dancing with Bruce Forsyth & Tess Daly for Children in Need and travelled to Kenya for Comic Relief in The Famous,Rich & The Slums.

    Angela has awarded the OBE in the summer of 2004 for her services to Broadcasting and the arts also when she’s involvement with The Horse Riding Association for The Disabled,she is The Vice President of The British Red Cross and becoming The President of The Lady Taverners.

    Appearing in TV Shows over the years including Midsomer Murders,
    Top Gear,Wire in The Blood,House of Cards,Chiler,Masterteam,CBS News in America she is introducing The Eurovision Song Contest 1977 at The Wembley Conference Centre in London,Masterteam,
    Matchpoint,Sun Sea & Bargain Spotting,Loose Women,Newsday,
    Anitques Roadshow,Who Wants To Be A Millionaire,TV-am,News on 2,Come Dancing,This Morning,Dancing on Ice,Ready Steady Cook,
    Cash in The Attic alongside Gloria Hunniford & Jennie Bond,Rip Off Britain,Lorraine,Daybreak,The Big Breakfast for Channel Four,
    Top Gear,Call My Bluff,This is Your Life & What’s My Line,ITV News Channel,General Election 1979,The Royal Wedding 1981 also she became an author of the some her books included Victoria Plum,
    Riding,Mark Phillips;The Man & His Horses,Angela Rippon’s West Country,Badminton-A Celebration and Hidden Places of Sussex.

    Angela Rippon has done very well with the Parallel Project Training with APM Project Management Articles also the wonderful newsreader
    and the TV presenting icon and she will remains in the small screens
    for many years to come.

    Terry Christie
    From Sunderland
    Tyne & Wear



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