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Edinburgh International TV Festival picks advisory chair for 2010

The MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival has chosen the chair for its 2010 advisory committee. Deborah Turness, editor of ITV News, will take on the role, which incorporates spearheading the editorial direction of the Festival's content, commissioning session ideas, and overseeing final production. The Festival will take place from August 27 to August 29.
October 15, 2009

The MediaGuardian Edinburgh International Television Festival has chosen the chair for its 2010 advisory committee. Deborah Turness, editor of ITV News, will take on the role, which incorporates spearheading the editorial direction of the Festival’s content, commissioning session ideas, and overseeing final production. The Festival will take place from August 27 to August 29.

About The Author
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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