RTS Cambridge Convention 2021

Production’s Coming Home? | RTS Cambridge Convention 2021

A panel of leaders from the UK production sector and Netflix consider the rapid changes in the market and explore their possible longer term impacts on audiences, broadcasters and producers.


Lorraine Heggessey, Chair, Grierson Trust and Advisor, Channel 4 Growth Fund


Ralph Lee, Chief Executive, Production, BBC Studios

Brandon Riegg, VP, Unscripted and Documentary Series, Netflix

Sanjay Singhal, Chief Executive, Voltage TV

Jane Turton, CEO, All3Media

Public Service Broadcasting: Facing Failure or the Future? | RTS Cambridge Convention 2021

How radical do we have to be to protect public service broadcasting? Ex BBC and New York Times boss Mark Thompson argues that PSB will die in the UK unless huge change happens. He debates his solutions with a distinguished panel. 


Kirsty Wark, Journalist and Writer


Mark Thompson, CEO, Ancestry.com


Maria Kyriacou, President, ViacomCBS Networks UK, Australia and Israel

Alex Mahon, CEO, Channel 4

Fraser Nelson, Editor, The Spectator

Fake News: The Broadcasters’ Dilemma | RTS Cambridge Convention 2021

An expert panel, routinely faced with decisions about how to cover fake news, considers the pitfalls, the ethics and the psychology behind one of the most insidious disrupters in the modern world.


Naga Munchetty, Journalist and Presenter, BBC Breakfast


Sander van der Linden, Professor of Social Psychology in Society and Director of the Cambridge Social Decision Making Lab, University of Cambridge

Matthew Price, Editor, Data and Forensics Unit, Sky News