Thomas T Adamson-Coumbousis

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Thomas Adamson

Thomas T Adamson-Coumbousis is a presenter and journalist for the global newschannel, France 24. He often presents in the evening from 20.00 to midnight GMT. Until 2007, Adamson filmed and reported for More4 News, and Channel 4 News at ITN.

France 24 television channel based in Paris

France 24 is a state-owned international news and current affairs television network based in Paris. Its channels broadcast in French, English, Arabic, and Spanish.

<i>More4 News</i> television series

More4 News was a daily news programme on the More4 digital television channel in the United Kingdom, airing Monday to Friday from 8.00pm to 8.30pm from 2005 to 2009.

<i>Channel 4 News</i> television series

Channel 4 News is the main news programme on British television broadcaster Channel 4. It is produced by ITN, and has been in operation since Channel 4's launch in November 1982.

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Education

Adamson was educated at UCL in London and La Sorbonne in Paris. He speaks French, Greek and Spanish.

UCL is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom. It is a constituent college of the federal University of London, and is the third largest university in the United Kingdom by total enrolment, and the largest by postgraduate enrolment.

Broadcasting work

Although he started in print at Associated Press in Paris in 2003, Adamson's foray into TV began on French design programme Paris Modes, where he covered the catwalks at London Fashion Week.

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London Fashion Week

London Fashion Week (LFW) is a clothing trade show that takes place in London twice a year, in February and September. Showcasing over 250 designers to a global audience of influential media and retailers, it is one of the "Big Four" fashion weeks, along with the New York, Milan and Paris.

He then worked as TF1's UK producer covering the aftermath of the 7/7 bomb attacks, and at GMTV's politics show The Sunday Programme where he produced their Climate Change special.

TF1 French television channel

TF1 is a private national French TV channel, controlled by TF1 Group, whose major share-holder is Bouygues. TF1's average market share of 24% makes it the most popular domestic network. It is also considered to be the most viewed television channel in Europe. Flagship series include CSI, The Voice and House M.D.

Since More4's launch in 2005, Adamson has reported on Culture and European news, and has been dispatched to Belgium and France and has also reported on the closure of the window brothels in Amsterdam, [1] and the plight of the Greek economy after the Athens Olympic Games. [2] His reports include Life After Death Row: The Exonerated, Are Early Day Motions Pointless?, Pentagon's Plans for a Gay Bomb and The L Word Goes Interactive.

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