Monday 08 March 2021
1pm - 3pm

Julia Hardy

We've got one of the most renowned and respected hosts in the world of video games, and music and entertainment, who will be sharing her top tips.


Julia is currently one of the most renowned and respected hosts in the world of video games, as well as an accomplished live host covering music and entertainment content.

In 2020 her new podcast series This Game Changed My Life launched on BBC Sounds. Everyone – from the BBC to BAFTA, Xbox to PlayStation, The Guardian to Vice – all trust her to bring their content to gamers from across the globe.

Originally starting in music TV, she has worked hosting content from all different genres from to anchoring the biggest amateur boxing match between the world’s biggest Youtubers Logan Paul and the KSI to being Sky News’ and’s go-to everywoman tech expert. Having hosted and scripted two video game TV shows for Bravo and then Challenge TV, she then became Radio 1’s gaming presenter, froting their gaming TV content for iPlayer on The Gaming Show.

Julia was one of the leading voices for raising awareness for women’s treatment within the gaming community, and even did a TEDx talk on sexism which was performed to a crowd of over 1300 people. Check it out here.

She is also a hugely public mental health advocate as she has suffered from depression her whole adult life and a keen supporter of The Alzheimer’s Society due to her mum’s condition.

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International Women’s Day

We’re proud to be supporting International Women’s Day by hosting a number of talks on Monday 8 March, celebrating the work of women in the creative industries.