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PBS president and CEO Paula Kerger named opening keynote at Banff

The CBC Opening Keynote speaker at the Banff World Television Festival has been named as Paula A. Kerger, president and CEO of the Public Broadcasting Service. The keynote on June 14 will see Kerger interviewed by the CBC's EVP of English services, Richard Strusberg. Kerger became president and CEO of PBS in 2006, and has led the company to a leading multi-platform company. Kerger has also been named in the Hollywood Reporter's 'Women in Entertainment Power 100' for the past three years.
May 13, 2010

The CBC Opening Keynote speaker at the Banff World Television Festival has been named as Paula A. Kerger, president and CEO of the Public Broadcasting Service. The keynote on June 14 will see Kerger interviewed by the CBC’s EVP of English services, Richard Strusberg. Kerger became president and CEO of PBS in 2006, and has led the company to a become a leading force in the multi-platform space. Kerger has also been named in the Hollywood Reporter‘s ‘Women in Entertainment Power 100′ for the past three years.

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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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