2019 SPEAKERS

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The James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture

Dorothy Byrne

Head of News & Current Affairs

Channel 4

Keynote Speakers & Interviews

Ben Frow

Director of Programmes

Channel 5

Cassian Harrison

Channel Editor

BBC Four

CHARLOTTE MOORE

DIRECTOR OF CONTENT

BBC

Fiona Campbell

Controller

BBC Three

Hilary Rosen

Deputy Director of Commissioning

UKTV

Hugh Laurie CBE

Award-winning actor, director, singer, musician, screenwriter & author

IAN KATZ

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMES

CHANNEL 4

James Graham

Writer

Jerry Springer

Broadcaster

Jess Phillips

MP

Kevin Lygo

Director of Television

ITV

Louis Theroux

Broadcaster

Patrick Holland

Controller

BBC TWO

PAUL FEIG

AWARD-WINNING WRITER, DIRECTOR & ACTOR

Freaks & Geeks, Ghostbusters & Bridesmaids

RICHARD WATSHAM

Director of Commissioning

UKTV

Steve North

Genre General Manager Comedy & Entertainment

UKTV

Zai Bennett

Director of Programmes

Sky Entertainment, UK & Ireland

Speakers and Panelists

Addie Orfila

Line Producer & Trainer

Freelance

Aisling O’Connor

Head of TV Commissioning

BBC England

Alan Sim

Excutive Producer, Scripted

Elisa

Alex Cameron

Head of Insights

Endemol Shine Group

Alex Mahon

CEO

Channel 4

Alfie Johnson

Production Manager

Little Island

Ambreen Razia

Actress/Writer

Amelia Dimoldenberg

YouTuber

Angela Jain

Managing Director

ITV Studios Entertainment

Anna Drezen

Writer

Saturday Night Live

Aparna Purohit

Head of India Originals

Amazon Prime Video India

Ash Atalla

managing director

Roughcut TV

Asim Chaudry

Actor

Barbara Slater

Director of Sport

BBC

Ben Chanan

Writer & Director

Ben De Pear

Editor

Channel 4 News

Ben McOwen Wilson

Regional Director, YouTube EMEA and MD

YouTube UK

Ben Miles

Actor

Carole Cadwalladr

Investigative Journalist

Cat Lewis

CEO/Executive Producer

Nine Lives Media

Catherine Bray

Commissioning Editor

Channel 4 Random Acts

Charles Steel

Producer

Cherylee Houston

Actress

Chloe Chesterton

Commercial Director

We Got POP

Chris Curtis

Editor

Broadcast

Ciaran Jenkins

Scotland Correspondent

Channel 4 News

CLARE SILLERY

HEAD OF COMMISSIONING, DOCUMENTARIES

BBC

Clelia Mountford

Co-Founder

Merman

Courtney Act

Entertainer

Damian Collins

MP

Damon Thomas

Executive Producer & Director

Killing Eve

Dan Reed

Award-Winning Director & Producer

Leaving Neverland, Terror in Mumbai

Danny Gabai

Head of Vice Studios US, EVP at VICE Media.

Vice Studios, Vice Media

Dara Nasr

Managing Director

Twitter UK

David Brindley

Head of Popular Factual

BBC

David Collins

Creator & Executive Producer

Queer Eye

David Fletcher

Global Chief Commercial Officer Investment

OmniCom Media Group

David Howard

David Wilding

Director of Planning

Twitter UK

Dermot Horan

Director of Acquisitions and Co-Productions

RTE

Dominique Delport

International President

VICE MEDIA Global

Dr Simone Emmelius

SVP INTERNATIONAL FICTION – COPRODUCTION & ACQUISITION

ZDF

Ebony Rainford-Brent

Cricketer, Pundit, Broadcaster

Elinor Day

Series Producer

Killing Eve

Emily Hudd

Joint MD

Rumpus Media

Emily Morphy

Senior Sales Director, Tubular Labs

Erik Kenward

Producer/Writer

Esther Springer

Executive Producer, Drama England

BBC Studios

Fiona McDermott

Head of Comedy

Channel 4

Fiona Shaw

Actress

Killing Eve

Fozia Khan

Commissioning Editor, Documentaries

E4

Frith Tiplady

Executive Producer

Moonage Pictures

Funke Oyebanjo

Lecturer Film & TV Production

University of Greenwich

Gabby Logan

Broadcaster

George Alagiah

Presenter

BBC News

Georgia Brown

Director, European Originals

Amazon Studios

Helen O’Donnell

Head of Development

BBC TalentWorks

Hilary O’Neill

Editor

Question Time

Jackie Edwards

Head of Fund

YACF

Jackie Malton

former Scotland Yard Detective

James Acaster

Comedian

James Smart

Group Social Media Manager

Channel 4

Jamie Cutburth

SVP, Integrated Marketing

NBCUniversal, News, Cable, Hispanic and Digital Partnerships

Jane Millichip

Chief Commercial Officer, Sky Studios and Managing Director, Sky Vision

Sky

Jane Turton

Chief Executive Officer

All3Media

Jean Dong

Chairman

Zespa Media

Jeff Brazier

Presenter

Jeff Wachtel

President

NBCUniversal International Studios

Jessica Kellgren-Fozard

YouTube Creator

Jo Tongue

CEO

Tongue Tied Media

Joel Chiodi

Queer Eye Strategic Development

Scout Productions

Joff Wilson

Executive Producer

Remarkable Television

John Godfrey

Head of Unscripted

SBS Australia

Jon Mountague

Head of Comedy

Sky

Josh Widdicombe

Comedian

Julia Song

Development Producer

127 Wall Entertainment

Kane Robinson

Rapper and Actor

Karl Warner

Controller

E4

Kate McLaughlin

Co-Founder & CEO

We Got POP

Kate Presutti

Content Executive

Quibi

Kate Teckman

Head Of Factual Entertainment Development and Factual Entertainment Commissioner

itv

Kaye Elliott

Director of High-end TV

ScreenSkills

Kelly Webb-Lamb

Deputy Director of Programmes and Head of Popular Factual

Channel 4

Kenton Oxley

Founder/CEO

Knockout Production Services

Kirstie Swain

Writer

Laura Crowson

Senior Director of Development

Discovery Channel and Science Channel US

Leanne Klein

Chief Executive

Wall To Wall

Lee Morris

Executive Producer

Killing Eve

Li Wei

Vice President

Golden Dreams Media & Communications (UK) Company Limited

Lizzy D’Souza

Account Director, Tubular Labs

Luci Sanan

SVP Acquisitions & Business Development

The Story Lab Global

Lucy Brown

Associate Dean, Screen School

LCC, University of the Arts London

Luisa Omielan

Comedian

Luke Genower

Development Producer

CPL Productions

Luke Hyams

Head of Originals

YouTube in EMEA

Mansi Darbar

Head of Acquisitions & Operations

Applause Entertainment

Marcus Ryder

Chief International Editor

CGTN News Digital

Mark Stevenson

Author & Futurist

Mary Donahue

Senior Vice President, Development and Programming

A+E Networks, History

Matthew Underwood

Account Executive

Workday

Chairs

Alastair Campbell

Writer, Campaigner and Political Strategist

Angela Neillis

Senior Vice President, Non-scripted Content, International

FremantleMedia International

Anita Anand

Presenter

Anna Richardson

Presenter

Ayesha Hazarika MBE

comedian, broadcaster and political commentator

Caressa Douglas

Senior Vice President, Global Strategic Partnerships

Branded Entertainment Network (BEN)

Chi Chi Izundu

Senior Digital Reporter

BBC News

Chris Curtis

Editor

Broadcast

Clive Myrie

Presenter

BBC News

Danny Fenton

CEO

Zig Zag Productions

Dara Ó Briain

Stand Up Comedian & Television Presenter

Dawn O’Porter

Journalist & Writer

Dharshini David

Economics Correspondent

BBC

Edith Bowman

Broadcaster

Grace Dent

Novelist, columnist, broadcaster and restaurant critic for The Guardian

Graham Stuart

Managing Director

So Television

Hadas Gold

Reporter

CNN

Humza Arshad

Writer & Youtuber

Jackie Long

Social Affairs Editor & Presenter

C4 News

Joe Lycett

Comedian

Kay Burley

Newsreader

Sky News

Kirsty Wark

Journalist, broadcaster, writer

Krishnan Guru-Murthy

NEWSCASTER

CHANNEL 4 NEWS.

Lisa Holdsworth

Writer & Chair of the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain

LOUISE RIDLEY

Journalist

Mae Martin

Comedian

Manori Ravindran

Editor

Television Business International

Mariella Frostrup

Journalist & presenter

MO GILLIGAN

Comedian

Nicola Bamford

CEO, International Operations

Endemol Shine Group

Pat Younge

Managing Director

Sugar Films

Richard Gizbert

JOURNALIST & PRESENTER

THE LISTENING POST - AL JAZEERA ENGLISH

Rick Edwards

Broadcaster

Sarah Jane-Mee

Presenter

Sky News

Sue Perkins

Writer, Presenter, Broadcaster

Tom Bradby

NEWSCASTER

ITV News at Ten

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