But what does diversity mean? Who decides who or what is or isn’t diverse? Where is diversity based? And how much money is enough to ensure that we have true diversity?
Our panel, hosted by Aaqil Ahmed, will discuss, Defining Diversity? That’s Easy to see how easy it really is.
The biennial RTS Cambridge Convention is where the big cheeses of the tv industry go to gnaw over the big issues facing it. This year the theme is 'Content, Consumers and Everything in Between', so there's plenty to digest!
If you were unable to get to King's College, Cambridge for 18th-20th September, here is your chance to get the lowdown. We've asked our expert panel to take their VIP Passes and come back with all the issues, the highlights, and the buzz!
As the broadcast industry reinvents itself, the firms that lead in the future will be those that fully embrace the concept of Digital Reinvention and the profound reassessment of business practices that it requires.
Digital Reinvention rethinks customer and partner relationships putting customer needs, use, and aspirations first. It requires that media organizations offer customers compelling new personalised experiences, establish new focus, build new expertise, and devise new ways of working to thrive in this rapidly changing business environment.
MIDLANDS AWARD CATEGORIES 2016
Best Promotional Programme
This Award recognises production excellence and creativity in programmes intended either for general or specialised audiences made either for corporate purposes or retail/mail order sale.
They may have promotional, public information, training, educational, entertainment, special interest or other purposes.
They must not have been broadcast other than as an insert to a separate programme
10.15am Welcome – Isabel Clarke RTS Midlands Chair
Key Note Speakers Ian Mackenzie C4 and Colette Foster Full Fat Television
Naz Mantoo Edinburgh International TV Festival
Des Tong Big Centre TV
Heather Jackson is one of Channel 4’s media lawyers.
Here she explains the importance of understanding libel when producing television programmes. Libel is “a published false statement damaging to a person's, company’s or organisation’s reputation.”
Useful links to media organisations in Wales
The Royal Television Society is committed to supporting UK undergraduates who wish to pursue a career in television. Our Television Production and Broadcast Journalism Undergraduate Bursary scheme offers 20 awards to undergraduates from lower income backgrounds planning on studying at Creative Skillset-accredited universities.
To find out more and apply for either our 2015 Television Production and Broadcast Bursary or our new Technology Bursary click here.