Keiran, 14, quizzes Dominic who overcame mental health and alcoholism to become one of Britain’s best young entrepreneurs

By Jill Dando News

Kieran, 14, has quizzed Dominic who overcome mental health issues and alcoholism to become one of Britain’s best young entrepreneurs.

The Jill Dando News reporter of Jill’s old school, Worle School School Academy in Worle, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset, interviewed Dominic McGregor, co-founder of Social Chain and Fearless Adventures.

Dominic was featuring in Business Leader’s latest world interview with top entrepreneurs. 

Dominic McGregor

Dominic has achieved huge amounts but is still under 30. He is now a speaker, entrepreneur and an advocate for young people’s mental health and personal development in business.

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Dominic co-founded Fearless Adventures, a venture capital firm that provides funding and support to founder-led businesses.

The Business Leader partnership project sees children as young as 9 in memory of TV legend Jill Dando partnering with a leading British business media company in a unique world first.

The Jill Dando News reporters are joining with Business Leader and the Good News Post newspaper in the unique interviewing project.

Business Leader with 100,000 subscribers across the nation and a print edition are interviewing top high-flying business people each week including SAS: Who Dares Wins star Ollie Ollerton and Dragons Theo Paphitis and Steven Bartlett.

Kieran, 14, of Jill Dando News interviews Dominic McGregor with Business Leader

Now in a slot called the ‘Good News Postcard’ students aged 9 to 18 in Jill Dando News in The Priory Learning Trust schools are asking a range of questions as part of the interview.

Jill Dando News is a journalist training academy based in the UK that has trained up hundreds of young reporters in the model of ex BBC TV star Jill Dando. 

Their stories go on the Good News Post 

Reporters aim to be kind, positive and brilliant in their journalistic interviews and writing. 

Reporters in 2017 post their stories to Good News Post and the wider Media.

Jill Dando News was set up with a mission to take good news to every nation of the world – with a slogan ‘Worle to the World’.

They have previously interviewed Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Downing Street in front of millions of global TV viewers, TV’s Fiona Bruce, a NASA astronaut and more after being trained for 6 years by professional journalists and Jill’s brother Nigel Dando with 48 years’ experience.