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The Royal Television Society announces Cambridge Convention’s line-up

The Cambridge Convention television forum, an event from the Royal Television Society, has announced the full program for its September event, entitled 'Riding Out the Storm,' and planned by Mark Thompson, BBC Director General and Chair of the Convention Advisory Committee. Sessions include Where's the Money?, which takes a look at the likely impact of the recession on the British media landscape; TV's Next Top Model, a session on finding the best new business model for the digital era and Cambridge Question Time, where Dawn Airey (Five), Mike Darcey BSkyB), Andy Duncan (Channel 4), Michael Grade (ITV), Ed Richards (Ofcom) and Mark Thompson (BBC) take questions from the audience. The event takes place at Kings College from September 16-18.
August 24, 2009

The Cambridge Convention television forum, an event from the Royal Television Society, has announced the full program for its September event, entitled ‘Riding Out the Storm,’ and planned by Mark Thompson, BBC Director General and Chair of the Convention Advisory Committee. Sessions include Where’s the Money?, which takes a look at the likely impact of the recession on the British media landscape; TV’s Next Top Model, a session on finding the best new business model for the digital era and Cambridge Question Time, where Dawn Airey (Five), Mike Darcey BSkyB), Andy Duncan (Channel 4), Michael Grade (ITV), Ed Richards (Ofcom) and Mark Thompson (BBC) take questions from the audience. The event takes place at Kings College from September 16-18.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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