Chris Bockman is a France - based broadcast journalist, media trainer/coach and moderator for European companies mainly in the aerospace sector as well as government institutions.
He started his career as a junior reporter at CNN headquarters in Atlanta before returning to London.
Twenty years ago he moved to Toulouse where the BBC was looking for someone to cover southern France.
The various characters and places he’s visited in the region even turned into a book, "Are you the foie gras correspondent? Another slow news day in south west France."