• Tamer Asfahani

    Director; Editor in Chief

    Magdoos Media Limited; ArabicGamer

    Tamer currently runs a production company and creates films and associated products for corporate and private clients across a variety of industries, ranging from investment banking to video game publishers and developers. Trained as a journalist, Tamer started his career as the editor of his student newspaper and as director of the student radio station winning a Guardian Media Award for best small budget publication before moving to the BBC where he was a reporter and producer for local radio, Radio 2 and the BBC World Service Arabic. During his time he won two Gillard Awards and a Sony Award for his production work. Tamer now delivers exciting content for his clients, matching professional journalistic standards with cutting edge creativity. He is a big promoter of gaming and technology and consults with game developers and publishers on the Arabic localisation of games. Tamer is also the owner and editor in chief of ArabicGamers, the first website in the world to provided quality Arabic content to Arabic speaking audiences in both English and Arabic. From March 2016, he has been producing ‘The Radio Hustle’ with Alexis Conran on Saturdays at new station, talkRADIO.


Regional Final: South 2016/17

DEBATE: Health monitoring

Regional Final: South 2016/17

DEBATE: Trigger warnings

Qualifying Round: Northamptonshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Autonomous vehicles

Qualifying Round: Northamptonshire 2016/17

DEBATE: Contact sports

Regional Final: East 2015/16

DEBATE: Gentrification

Regional Final: East 2015/16

DEBATE: Gender Quotas

Qualifying Round: Northamptonshire 2015/16


Qualifying Round: Cambridgeshire 2015/16

DEBATE: Doping in Sport


Thursday 27 June:
Oxfordshire Championship at Oxford Union, in partnership with Magdalen College School and Oxford Festival of Arts

Friday 5 July:
North East Championship at Durham Sixth Form Centre


Find a list of all our previous championship events here.


Bernie Whelan, our DM coordinator, is raising money for Debating Matters. To stage one of our Championships for six to 12 teams costs £6,000. Find out more on Bernie’s Wonderful fundraising page.


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