After Essex: In Conversation with Dotun Adebayo

We'll be joined by Dotun Adebayo to discuss his career in radio and publishing.

  • Thu 9 Jul 20

    12:00 - 13:00

  • Online


  • Event type

    Lectures, talks and seminars

  • Event organiser

    Alumni Relations

  • Contact details

After Essex celebrates the journeys and accomplishments of our diverse and inspiring alumni around the globe.


Dotun Adebayo MBE is a British radio presenter, writer, and publisher. He graduated from Essex with a BA in Philosophy in 1987 and was presented with the Alumnus of the Year Award in 2008.

After graduating, Dotun became a music journalist for publications including NME, Melody Maker, Time Out and Echoes. Today, he presents on BBC Radio 5 Live and is an accomplished writer and publisher; he founded the publishing company X Press and is author of ‘Can I Have My Balls Back Please?”. Dotun also launched Britain's first general interest black internet television station, colourtelly.tv, to represent under-serviced or neglected minority viewers. 

Dotun will join us discuss his time at Essex and his remarkable career.

Got a question for Dotun? Send your questions in advance to alumni@essex.ac.uk or ask on the day using the Q&A function.

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