Michael McEwen is Director-General of the North American Broadcasters Association (NABA). NABA represents the interests of North American Broadcasters to international forums and institutions on a broad range of issues including technology, intellectual property, broadcast policy, risk assessment, and regulations. He was a former Secretary-General of the organization from 2001 to 2005.
From 2006 to 2012 Mr. McEwen was a consultant advising on Media; Strategy, Policy and Broadcast Digital Technologies. He is also a former Chairman and Director of the UK based Media Asset Capital Ltd.
Mr. McEwen is past President of Canadian Digital Television (CDTV) from 1998 to 2006, an industry group who managed the transition from analogue to digital High Definition Television in Canada. He was also President of the World Digital Audio Broadcast (DAB) Forum from 1998 to 2002. The Forum was based in London and Geneva and was a cross industry group dedicated to introducing digital radio around the world. In addition, McEwen spent over 27 years with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC/Radio-Canada) including production and executive management roles; ending his CBC/Radio-Canada career as Executive Vice President in charge of all media French and English during the nineteen nineties.