Public Broadcasting: The Promise, The Peril

Monday, June 10, 2019
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
New Brunswick

Public broadcasters occupy a unique place in the media universe: protected on one level by public mandate but vulnerable on the other to capitalistic forces and government whims. So what are the key strategies public broadcasters are using to not only survive in today’s ultra-competitive media marketplace, but thrive both creatively and commercially? Join the leaders of international public broadcasters at BANFF to find out how the role of the modern public broadcaster is being reshaped in the midst of industry upheaval.


François-Pier Pelinard-Lambert
Chief Editor
Le Film Francais


Michael Carrington
Director Entertainment & Specialist Networks
ABC Radio & TV

Paula Kerger
President & CEO

Barbara Williams
Executive Vice-President

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At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures?


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