Executive Committee

The Executive Committee is made up of senior figures from the television industry, who are responsible for the operational side of the TV Festival, they report to The Board of Directors.  Invited by successive Festival chairs, they meet six times a year and take responsibility for the operation of the Television Festival, reporting to the Board. Members commit to: attending the festival; contributing financially through sponsorship or resource; helping judge the Edinburgh TV Awards and supporting the Advisory by focusing on specific areas where help may be required.  The Executive are charged with helping to preserve the unique creative character of the festival and at the same time ensuring that it thrives in a fast-changing media environment.

Alan Clements

Director of Content

STV

Alex Connock

Missile Ltd

Alison Kirkham

controller bbc factual commissioning

BBC

Andrew Newman

CEO

spelthorne community tv

Angela Jain

MD, ITV STUDIOS ENTERTAINMENT

ITV

Ash Atalla

managing director

roughcut television

Ben Winston

Co-CEO

Fulwell 73

Camilla Lewis

joint CEO

curve media

Charlotte Moore

Director of Content

BBC

Chris Shaw

EDITORIAL DIRECTOR ITN PRODUCTIONS

ITN PRODUCTIONS

Diederick Santer

CEO

Kudos

Ed Havard

head of entertainment, tv events & sport

channel 4

Fiona Campbell

controller, BBC News mobile & online

BBC

Graham Stuart

Managing Director

So Television

Heather Jones

general manager uk & senior vice president, content & creative

A+E Networks UK

Jane Turton

CEO

All3MEdia

Julian Bellamy

Managing director

itv studios

Karl Warner

Managing Director

Electric Ray

Keli Lee

managing director, international content & talent

ABC entertainment

Kenton Allen

chief executive officer

Big talk productions

Krishnan Guru-Murthy

newscaster

channel 4 news

Mark Linsey

director

bbc studios

Melanie Leach

chief executive

twofour group

Patrick Walker

Director of Media Partnerships, EMEA

Facebook

Peter Salmon

CHIEF CREATIVE OFFICER

ENDEMOL SHINE

Phil Edgar Jones

director of sky arts & head of entertainment

sky

Richard Watsham

Director of Commissioning

UKTV

Ruth Settle

director

Freuds

Tamara Howe

Chief Content Officer, EMEA

Vice

Zai Bennett

director of programmes

sky entertainment uk and ireland

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