Alex Mahon, Chief Executive of Channel 4, in conversation with Tim Hincks.
The Ofcom CEO contributes to the debate about issues and challenges in online regulation from the perspective of the UK’s broadcast regulator. Chaired by Kirsty Wark, Writer and Broadcaster.
The RT Hon Jeremy Wright MP, Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport speaks to David Lynn, RTS Conference Co-Chair and President & CEO, VIMN.
James Currell, RTS Conference Co-Chair and President, VIMN UK Northern and Eastern Europe, and Theresa Wise, Chief Executive of the Royal Television Society, close the London Conference 2018.
Chaired by Trevor Morris, Professor of Public Relations at Richmond University and former CEO of Chime Public Relations, the event showcased the work of three PR experts.
They included Taylor Herring managing partner James Herring, who admitted that public relations cannot work miracles in television: “The product needs to be great – if you’ve got a terrible TV show, you can have the best PR campaign in the world and no one will be there for the second episode.”
At a joint event put on by RTS London and the Federation of Commercial, Audiovisual Libraries (FOCAL) in late February, the experts said that – although it is a huge task – they would be able to digitise the best of telly’s vast archive of tape programmes.
Steve Daly, head of technology at BBC Archives described his job as “looking after everything the BBC would like to keep forever”. This includes paper records, radio archives, sheet music, social media archive and music libraries, as well as telly programmes.
RTS London announces student awards winners 2018 at ITV ceremony