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ITV appoints Rawcliffe as Director of Diversity

Ade Rawcliffe has been appointed Group Director of Diversity and Inclusion at ITV. She will report to the Group CEO, Carolyn McCall, and will be a member of the Management Board. ITV will become the first FTSE 100 company with a dedicated diversity director on its executive board. Rawcliffe will lead, develop and grow ITV’s […]

August 14, 2020

ITV revenues plummet in challenging times

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has published its Interim results for the period ending June 30th 2020. Revenues slumped by 17 per cent to £1.21 billion (€1.02bn) largely caused by a lack of demand for advertising bought about by the pandemic. Carolyn McCall, ITV Chief Executive, said: “This has been one of the most challenging times […]

August 6, 2020

BritBox plans global expansion

BBC Studios and ITV have revealed plans to roll out their joint venture SVoD service BritBox globally, which could see the streaming platform expanding to up to 25 countries worldwide. Building upon the success of the service in the US and Canada, where it recently hit one million subscribers, as well as the UK, where […]

July 27, 2020By Colin Mann

ITV: ‘PSBs urgently need a new framework’

Carolyn McCall, chief executive of UK commercial public service broadcaster (PSB) ITV, says the nation’s PSBs (BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5) urgently need a modern framework that recognises a seismic shift in broadcasting. Writing a comment piece in the Daily Telegraph, McCall notes that the UK public service broadcasters have stepped up to […]

July 13, 2020By Colin Mann

ITV announces Diversity Acceleration plan 

ITV has outlined its plans to accelerate change in diversity and inclusion on screen and across ITV by creating more opportunities for those from Black, Asian, minority ethnic and other underrepresented groups.  Over the next 12 months ITV will increase investment in this area and this plan will deliver measurable change across all levels and […]

July 9, 2020