Keynote speaker Jay Tuck is an experienced keynote speaker, who has great knowledge on matters of modern warfare. As a US defense expert and a combat correspondent Jay Tucks journalist career has brought him much insight to international relations, and today he advises international corporations and investment bankers. A keynote speech with Jay Tuck can help answer some important questions on global media and politics.
Reasons to book Jay Tuck
- He advises broadcasters, foundations, investment bankers and international corporations on media politics, as well as strategies for business in the Middle East.
- In his 35 years at the German network, he produced over 500 television segments and served twice as combat correspondent in Iraq.
- Jay alo investigative reports on security policy, espionage activities and weapons technology appear in leading publications in Europe, including Cicero, Focus, Le Point, Stern, Welt and ZEITmagazi
Jay Tuck is an American journalist and television producer based in Hamburg, Germany. As a featured keynote speaker he has appeared with Chambers of Commerce in Hamburg and Dubai, Emirates Economic Forum, Hamburg Ratsherrenrunde, German Association of Women Entrepreneurs and the World Bank.
In regards to Jay Tuck’s early life, he was born in Brooklyn, New York as son of newspaper journalist Jay Nelson Tuck. He attended Wayne High School in New Jersey and studied at Antioch University in Yellow Springs, Ohio, where he received his Bachelor of Arts Degree.
During his studies he also held jobs as a student economist at the Federal Trade Commission, the US Treasury and as a social worker in Harlem. Tuck began his journalistic career at age twenty as radio reporter for WYSO, the university’s FM station.
As a recognized conscientious objector during the Vietnam War he travelled to Germany, where he served his two-year civilian service in Hamburg.
His German media career began in 1971 as a free-lancer for local TV at Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) in Hamburg, where he interviewed many entertainment personalities, including Joan Baez, Johnny Cash, Mick Jagger, Leonard Cohen and Andy Warhol.
During his 35-year-employment with ARD German Television, Tuck worked as investigative reporter, war correspondent in Iraq and Executive Producer of the daily network news magazine ARD-Tagesthemen. In 2001 he founded Airtime Dubai Ltd, an international media company based in United Arab Emirates, where he produces Arabic-language programming for 40 million viewers. As voice talent Tuck can be heard on international commercials and cinema trailers.
In addition to his impressive resume Jay Tuck is also the author of several books that were published between 1985-1987. Titles include “High-Tech Espionage” – a non-fiction book on Soviet espionage, “The T Directorate”, “The Computer War” and many more.
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