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RTS names star-studded line-up for Cambridge event

The Royal Television Society (RTS) has unveiled the lien up of speakers for the RTS Cambridge Convention from September 11-13, to be chaired by Channel 4 chief executive David Abraham.

Keynote speakers at this year’s event will include Liberty Global president and CEO Mike Fries, secretary of state for culture Maria Miller and her opposition shadow Harriet Harman.

Other speakers include Channel 5 owner Richard Desmond in his first major conference address since buying the UK terrestrial broadcaster three years ago.

Other RTS speakers will include BT TV chief executive Marc Watson, Ben McOwen Wilson, director of YouTube EMEA, Ted Sarandos, chief content officer, Netflix, Mike Darcey, CEO of News UK and Fru Hazlitt, managing director of commercial, online and interactive, ITV.

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