Advanced Television


EBU promotes Corbin to Director of News

Liz Corbin, EBU Deputy Media Director/Head of News, has been promoted to Director of News, effective immediately. She will report directly to Noel Curran, EBU Director General. Corbin joined the EBU in January 2020, having worked for the BBC across television and digital journalism for over 18 years, most recently as Head of News for […]

April 12, 2024

Kay-Jelski named BBC Director of Sport

Charlotte Moore, BBC’s Chief Content Officer, has announced Alex Kay-Jelski as the Director of BBC Sport. As Director he will set the editorial and creative strategy for BBC Sport. He will lead the teams – across commissioning, production, digital and journalism – and work closely with talent and partners to help drive the growth of […]

April 11, 2024

VOD Coalition appoints Maxwell as Executive Director

The European VOD Coalition has announced the appointment of Julia Maxwell as its first Executive Director, effective immediately. Maxwell will focus on expanding the Coalition’s presence in Europe, driving its advocacy efforts across the EU institutions, as well as policy makers, media and civil society. Her focus will be on championing the interests of the […]

April 11, 2024

Hyperoptic appoints Rider as Director of Business to Consume

Hyperoptic, the UK’s alternative full fibre broadband provider, has appointed Caroline Rider as its new Director of Residential Broadband. Rider brings with her over 14 years of experience in commercial development, revenue generation and growth, and strategy to Hyperoptic as it continues to grow its expanding customer base and revenue. Rider is set to ignite […]

March 13, 2024

Platform launches content marketing offering led by McKeown

Platform Communications has announced the appointment of James McKeown as Director, leading a  suite of content marketing services. The new division, called Story, will work alongside Platform’s Engage PR, comms and social selling offering and its recently announced ‘Build’ Go-to-Market lead generation and sales enablement capability to provide an integrated solution for building brands and […]

February 19, 2024

Bubble Agency appoints McCallum as Commercial Director

Bubble Agency, the global PR, marketing and events specialist for the media and entertainment technology and services sectors, has appointed Dayna McCallum as Commercial Director. Based in Los Angeles, McCallum will spearhead the agency’s worldwide business development efforts in the newly created role. Working closely with Bubble’s UK-based Business Development Manager, McCallum will be responsible […]

February 8, 2024

LaBarge Bell appointed Executive Director of BAFTA North America

BAFTA has announced that Courtney LaBarge Bell has been appointed Executive Director of BAFTA North America.LaBarge Bell takes up the role in March and will lead the BAFTA North America teams in Los Angeles and New York, overseeing all activity in its programme of events and screenings for members, including the annual BAFTA Tea Parties […]

February 8, 2024

Vila joins ITV Studios Iberia as Creative Director

Nathalie Garcia, Managing Director of the recently formed/launched ITV Studios Iberia, has announced that Miguel Vila has been appointed as the company’s Creative Director, Non-Scripted. As the exclusive home of ITV Studios’ formats in Spain, Miguel will creatively oversee the production of The Voice (La Voz), The Voice Kids (La Voz Kids) and The Chase […]

February 1, 2024

Mitre Studios appoints Shillakeas as Creative Director, Television

Mitre Studios has announced the appointment of BAFTA award winning, Executive Producer Jack Shillaker as their new Creative Director, Television. The appointment of Shillaker cements the ambition Ant and Dec have to build Mitre Studios into a fully-fledged production powerhouse. He will take up his role this month and will be leading on the creation of the slate of […]

January 8, 2024

Pierpoline appointed chair of BAFTA North America’s Board of Directors

BAFTA has confirmed the appointment of Joyce Pierpoline as Chair of BAFTA North America’s Board of Directors, succeeding Kathryn Busby. Pierpoline is an award-winning film producer with credits including Mediha, winner of the Grand Jury Prize at DOC NYC 2023, Angelica (2016), and Sundance-winning cult classic, Teeth (2007). She is founder of Pierpoline Films based […]

January 8, 2024