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New CEO of France Télévisions named

Remy Pflimlin has been named the new CEO of French public broadcaster France Télévisions.
July 5, 2010

Remy Pflimlin has been named the new CEO of French public broadcaster France Télévisions. Chosen by French president Nicolas Sarkozy, Pflimlin will replace current France Télévisions head Patrick de Carolis in August. Pflimlin has previous experience at France Télévisions, having been general director for France 3 from 1999 to 2003. He has most recently held the position of MD of Presstalis Press. The appointment still needs to be endorsed by the government audiovisual high council (CSA) before it is finalized.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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