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Edinburgh TV Festival 2023
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Ade Adepitan, MBE

Presenter and Paralympic Medallist

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Ade Adepitan MBE is a presenter, Paralympic medallist, parent, published writer, and MD of his own production company, Bolla Media. Born in Lagos and raised in East London, he has worked for most major broadcasters, hosting a wide variety of programmes, from sport to Children In Need, travel to documentaries about the climate emergency, economics, and much more - always focusing on the human side of the stories he’s telling. In 2023 he was awarded the RTS Award for Best Sports Presenter for his work on the Channel 4’s Winter Paralympics coverage - he was described by the judges as a “broadcaster of genuine insight and charisma.”