Kevin Mayer talks Disney, disruption, deals and the dynamics of his new media career.
RTS Cambridge Convention 2021
Hillary Rodham Clinton and Chelsea Clinton talk about what they see in the world, the stories that fascinate them, and how their production company HiddenLight facilitates their global approach to storytelling.
The ITV CEO speaks to journalist Dharshini David about the business and public service challenges ahead for the broadcaster.
Chairman of the BBC since February, Richard Sharp gives his first speech to the RTS and talks to economist Stephanie Flanders about the global challenges and opportunities facing the corporation.
In a year of a Labour Wales, Tory England and SNP Scotland, what does Britishness mean now and in the future? And how can, and should, the British media react? The PSBs are rapidly spreading production round the country. What does this mean for the industry? Is it too late to save UK plc? Top pollster and TV pundit Professor Sir John Curtice puts a series of scenarios to a panel of industry leaders to explore their views of Britishness and the fragmenting media landscape.
Kirsty Wark, Journalist and Writer
The new Group Chief Executive at Sky talks to Beth Rigby about her ambitions for the company.
Robert Kyncl, YouTube's Chief Business Officer for more than a decade, explores the global rise of the Creator economy, the creative competition he sees globally and the trend of more creative talent going direct to audiences and bypassing traditional models, and shares his thoughts on what this means for television as we know it.
Ben McOwen Wilson, YouTube Managing Director UK and Ireland, sets the scene for the Convention with a look at the challenges and opportunities for the UK’s television industry post-Brexit, post-pandemic and in the face of accelerating technological and viewer behaviour shifts.
He asks the question: how can - and how must - television redefine itself and its sense of "Britishness" to create a platform for global success and for reconnection with domestic audiences?
They will talk about what they see in the world, the stories that fascinate them, and how their production company HiddenLight facilitates their global approach to storytelling.
Ben McOwen Wilson, Managing Director of YouTube UK & Regional Director of EMEA, and Theresa Wise, CEO of Royal Television Society, reveal what they are looking forward to at this year’s RTS Cambridge Convention.