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David Lyle, CEO, National Geographic Channels U.S. in conversation

In the first of a series of announcements of high-profile industry executives and their participation in the 14th edition of the Realscreen Summit, we’re delighted to share that David Lyle, ...
September 28, 2011

In the first of a series of announcements of high-profile industry executives and their participation in the 14th edition of the Realscreen Summit, we’re delighted to share that David Lyle, newly appointed CEO of National Geographic Channels U.S., will engage in an armchair conversation with Craig Piligian, CEO and Executive Producer at Pilgrim Films & Television.

INTERVIEWER

GUEST SPEAKER

Craig Piligian

Executive Producer & CEO


Pilgrim

Films &
Television

David Lyle

CEO


National

Geographic
Channels U.S
.

Lyle transitioned from a West Coast development role at National Geographic Channels U.S. to CEO of the company, with responsibility for its global programming in early August. In a candid conversation with Piligian, the Emmy-winning producer of such shows as Dirty Jobs, American Choppers and Top Shot, Lyle will give insight into programming strategies for the channels.

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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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