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New pres and CEO at Japan International Broadcasting

A recent shareholders' meeting of Japan International Broadcasting Inc. has resulted in the election of former NHK chief commentator Hatsuhisa Takashima to the company's board of directors. Takashima will be appointed as president and CEO on September 1, and in February 2009 Japan International Broadcasting is set to launch Japan's first 24-hour all-English broadcasting service. The group was established in April with a capital investment of ¥50 million from NHK. Read full release here.
August 27, 2008

A recent shareholders’ meeting of Japan International Broadcasting Inc. has resulted in the election of former NHK chief commentator Hatsuhisa Takashima to the company’s board of directors. Takashima will be appointed as president and CEO on September 1, and in February 2009 Japan International Broadcasting is set to launch Japan’s first 24-hour all-English broadcasting service. The group was established in April with a capital investment of ¥50 million from NHK. Read full release here.

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Andrew Tracy joined Realscreen as associate editor in 2021, following 17 years as managing editor of the award-winning international film magazine Cinema Scope. From 2010 to 2020 he also held the position of senior editor at the Toronto International Film Festival, where he oversaw the flagship publication for the organization’s year-round Cinematheque programming and edited its first original monograph in a decade, Steve Gravestock’s A History of Icelandic Film. He was a scriptwriter and consultant on the first season of the Vice TV series The Vice Guide to Film, and his writing and reporting have been featured in such outlets as Cinema Scope, Reverse Shot, Sight & Sound, Cineaste, Film Comment, MUBI Notebook, POV, and Montage.

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