Banu Güven is upfront and with a reputation for posing questions no one else would think to ask. She is in demand, not only for dinner speaking but also moderating conferences, where a sharp brain, wittiness and humour is of essence.
- 10 Things You Should Know to Succeed in Communication
- Speaking Techniques, Diction, Body Language
- Media, Politics, Democracy
- New Media Order – Age of the blogs
- May Social Sharing Networks Revolutionize?
- Media Ethics
- Moderating & Presenting
What she offers
How she presents
Banu Güven is a highly experienced and respected media commentator and is equally comfortable whether hosting a large corporate event or giving a keynote speech.
She got started in journalism when she was 18 years old. She worked as an editor and a reporter at Milliyet Newspaper. She has a special interest in the Middle East and especially in Palestine, Israel, Syria and Egypt. Throughout her publishing business life in 1997 when she joined NTV as a reporter, she had exclusive interviews and programs on issues ranging from politics to art with the Turkey’s and world’s leading names. She prepared and presented “24 Hours” and “24 Plus” under the name of the night news during the broadcast seasons extending from 1999 to 2009. Her columns were published in the Saturday supplement of Radikal Newspaper in 2007-2010. Banu Güven is appeared on TV with “Evening News” in 2009-2010, 2010-2011 seasons and also she had interviews with the issues that are at the top of the agenda every day in her program called “Plus with Banu Güven” in 2010-2011 broadcast seasons. She was deemed to deserve the numerous awards including the Contemporary Journalists Association (2000) and the Golden Butterfly (2006, 2009, 2010) for these programs.
Banu Güven appeared in many activities as a speaker and moderator talking about media, politics, democracy and civil constitution issues. She lectured on Turkey and Democracy within the scope of Poynter Fellowship at Yale University in April 2010. Banu Güven left her job at NTV in 2011. She has actualised her web page www.banuguven.com on the verge of doing independent journalism and she has moved her interviews, news and comments to her web page. She presented “Beginning of the Week with Banu Güven” and “Weekend with Banu Güven” on Artı 1 TV. These programs were very important for sharing news and informing during Gezi Park protests. She has been working for a new and independent news platform. She prepares and presents “ArtıHaber” on İMC TV.
So far, as well as she lectured diction lessons at Galatasaray University Faculty of Law, she gave seminars on media and the Middle East at School-Newsroom (OHO) training program, Bogazici University, Bilgi University. Furthermore she lectured Journalism-Broadcasting lessons at the Izmir University of Economics.
“She mastered the subject with her general knowledge and she was very professional. She moderated successfully. She speaks English very well so that she had good communication with the global speaker. She was appreciated a lot. Thanks a lot.”
Presentation Languages: Turkish, English, German, French