Maggie Norden is the creative director of media in the journalism school at the London College of Fashion, University of the Arts. Norden is also a broadcaster and documentary producer.
Norden started her career at Capital Radio in 1973, as a newsroom trainee. Taking an interest in music and fashion, Norden soon started recording interviews and creating youth programmes. This included taking soundbytes from the likes of Twiggy, Bill Gibb, Elton John, the Sex Pistols and Queen. While working in broadcasting, Norden won the TIME LIFE Award for the Set Book Series on Capital Radio, for her role as a presenter on the entertainment program, Hullaballoo. This was followed by a role assisting Roland Rat and Timmy Mallett on Channel 4’s Breakfast TV morning show.
Norden has produced documentaries including Posers, a film documenting the New Romantics on the Kings Road, as well as films with photographer Martin Parr, pioneers of modern design Robin and Lucienne Day, and the Missoni family.
Norden’s wide-ranging career in broadcast journalism and production with media output in television, radio and exhibition ushered in her role as creative director of media at London College of Fashion.