50 International Media Executives on Panel to judge AIBs 2014

Posted by on Sep 4, 2014 in AIBs 2014, AIBs judges | 0 comments

PRESS RELEASE The Association for International Broadcasting has announced its panel of judges for its tenth annual international broadcasting awards, the AIBs 2014.   The senior media executives who make up the independent panel come from all across the world and will judge the best in global factual radio, TV and online broadcasting. CRANBROOK, UK 04 SEPTEMBER 2014 – The panel of 50 senior international media experts brought together by the AIB (Association for International Broadcasting) to judge the AIBs 2014 represents TV, radio and online broadcasting from all across the globe with in-depth knowledge of commissioning, writing, producing, editing and distribution.  They have extensive experience in current affairs, investigative documentaries, short documentaries, children’s programmes, sport, science, transmission and broadcasting technology and will be bringing their insight and extensive knowledge to the judging the record number of entries received for this year’s awards which have come from all over the world. “We are grateful to our panel of experts for agreeing to give up their time to judge the awards” said Simon Spanswick, CEO of the Association for International Broadcasting. “Their diversity of backgrounds and wide experience, coupled with the fact that they are free to choose the best entries without being influenced by any vested interest, ensures that the AIBs will continue to reward the very best of international broadcasting.” The AIBs 2014 judges are: Faisal Abbas, Editor-in-Chief English online, Al Arabiya MBC Neeraj Arora, EVP Head of International Business, MSM Asia Limited/Sony Entertainment Network Tim Ayris, Director Channel and OEM sales EMEA, thePlatform Amadou Ba, Co-founder and Executive Chairman, All-Africa Global Media Inc. Hannelie Bekker, Founding MD, Wananchi Programming Klaus Bergmann, Director of International Relations, Deutsche Welle Graeme Blundell, The Australian Jenny Buckland, CEO, Australian Children’s TV Foundation Fernando Calvino, CEO/Owner, Señal Internacional Catherine Cano, Executive Director News Programs CBC/ Radio-Canada Rahul Chopra, SVP Global Head of Video, Newscorp Eugen Cojocariu, Head of Radio Romania International James Cridland, Radio Futurologist Verona Duwarkah, GE: Television, SABC Anastasia Ellis,  Head of Europe TV, Bloomberg Géraldine Filiol, Deputy Managing Director, Eurosport David Finch, VP Europe, News Republic Marco Frazier, Senior Vice President Global Distribution, AMC Networks International (AMCNI) Angela Fung, Phoenix Satellite TV Mihai Gadea, CEO, Antena 3 Lee Gal, Chief producer, i24 News Sumit Grover, Director, Pixel Party Mohamed Ali Harrath, CEO, Islam Channel Sven Herold, VP Creative Development, Shell Carlson Huang, Vice Manager and English Program Host, RTI Richard Jacobs, Business Development Director, Babcock International Group Emmanuel Josserand, Marketing Director, Civolution Bettina Klauser, Head of Press and PR, N-tv (Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland) Cheryl Knapp, Series Producer, Wild Kratts Nathalie Lenfant, Marketing Director, France Medias Monde Marcus Metzner, Head of Marketing Services and Communication, arvato Sysyems John Momoh, CEO, Channels TV Alexey Nikolov, Managing Director, RT Channel H Nwana, Executive Director, Dynamic Spectrum Alliance Lemi Olalemi, Deputy CEO, TVC News Lindsey Oliver, International Media Consultant John O’Loan, CEO, iO Media Group Europe Nenad Pejic, Editor-in-Chief,...

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International Financial Broadcasts

Posted by on Jul 13, 2011 in 2011 AIBs, Financial Broadcasting, Television | 0 comments

Nowadays finance is truly global – international markets affect governments, businesses and consumers all over the world as the banking crisis of 2008-9 reminded us. Governments rely on international markets for their borrowing, more and more companies trade internationally and consumers see the rates they pay for their savings and loans influenced by banks and financial markets across the world. It is to reflect and celebrate the increasing volume, importance and quality of international financial broadcasting that the AIBs include this year for the first time a business TV category, “Best financial programme or financial coverage”.  The winner will be the programme or series of programmes that best informs its audience about one particular aspect of finance with in-depth coverage, or gives an overview of some broader financial topic enabling viewers to understand the overall significance. For more details see page 16 of the AIBs entries booklet which can be downloaded from the home page of the AIBs...

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