Getting the Picture: Making Local TV Happen

Local TV Event at Liverpool Screen School

If you are a considering bidding for a local licence(s), are interested in collaborating and partnering with local licence bidders, or are involved with local and community media then this is the event for you.

Run by the Liverpool Screen School at Liverpool John Moores University this free to attend event will bring together a range of highly engaging and informative speakers from the media industry, Higher Education and the local community sector to explore the opportunities and risks associated with the new local TV framework.

Sessions include: the role of the BBC; audiences, brand and content; lessons from existing local content providers; compliance and regulation; and the role of Higher Education.

Download full programme here.

Confirmed speakers include:

Lin Glover, Director, YourTV

Chris Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, Bay TV

Gillian Youngs, University of Wales Alliance Research Chair and Professor of Digital Economy

Jaqui Devereux, Director, Community Media Association

Lia Nici, Business Manager Creative & Media, East Coast Media, and Exec Producer, Immage Studios Ltd & Channel 7

Judith Jones, Director Liverpool Screen School, Liverpool John Moores University

Roy Saatchi, Honorary Professor Broadcast Journalism, Liverpool John Moores University

Ruth Spratt, former MD MEN Media and Channel M

Debra Davis, Chief Executive, City TV Broadcasting Ltd

Mike Best, former Director of Broadcasting, ITV Yorkshire

Suzanne Kavanagh, Partnership Manager, Skillset

Chris Pyke - Media Consultant

Simon Bucks, Associate Editor, Sky News

Jamie Conway, CEO, Element TV

Kath Worrall, former Director of Broadcasting, Border Television and former regulator - Ofcom and Broadcasting Standards Commission.

1 May 2012

The Art and Design Academy, Liverpool John Moores University
(5 mins walk from Lime Street Station)
To register for your free place please visit

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Page last modified 24 April 2012.

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