Sir Peter Bazalgette

Virgin Media boss Mockridge to chair RTS

Pay TV veteran Tom Mockridge will chair the Royal Television Society board of trustees, replacing the outgoing John Hardie. The RTS said it is also looking for a new president to replace former Endemol exec Sir Peter Bazalgette, who is stepping down after six years at the helm. Mockridge currently runs Liberty Global’s UK cabler Virgin […]

NBCU boss Burke headlines RTS London

NBCUniversal boss Steve Burke will headline the Royal Television Society’s annual London conference later this year. Burke will tell delegates about NBCUniversal’s plans to take advantage of shifts in the content landscape and share his expectations for the future of the industry. “We are delighted to welcome Steve Burke as our opening keynote,” said Theresa […]

Bazalgette named ITV chairman

TV industry veteran Sir Peter Bazalgette will become non-executive chairman of ITV from early May, succeeding Archie Norman who is stepping down after a six-year stint Bazalgette has been a non-executive director of UK-listed commercial broadcaster ITV since June 2013. A stalwart of the UK TV business, he has served as chairman of Endemol UK and […]