|“Meet the Editor” Series|
First Screen / Second Screen:
TV News in the 21st Century
|Guest: Jamie Angus|
|Deputy Director of BBC World Service Group |
Editorial Director of BBC Global News Ltd.
|WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 2, 2017|
6:30pm – COCKTAILS
7:00pm – TALK
How inevitable is the overall audience migration from traditional to digital platforms? How quickly will it happen? What is the future for news on TV, radio and in the newspapers? Jamie Angus felt that TV and radio audiences have been enormously resilient. He discussed why that is, why it’s a challenge for building the future digital audience and what that means for news providers.
Jamie Angus is the Deputy Director of BBC World Service Group and the Editorial Director of BBC Global News Ltd. BBC World Service broadcasts around the world on TV, Radio and Online in 29 languages. In English, the BBC World News channel and the BBC News website are run as a commercial company within the BBC, with the aim of distributing high quality and independent international news, sport and weather coverage around the world. World Service Group currently reaches an audience of 348 million per week globally. Prior to taking up this role, Jamie was the Editor of the flagship Today Programme, which provides politics and international news coverage for 7 million radio listeners a week within the UK.
Speaker: Jamie Angus,Deputy Director of BBC World Service Group, Editorial Director of BBC Global News Ltd.