MCB17 Interview: Jim Egan, CEO, BBC Global News Ltd

 

Jim Egan, CEO, BBC Global News Ltd, will be part of the MCB17-Panel on Journalism caught in a credibility dilemma. In our interview, he talks about how the media landscape changed in the last ten years. He also explains the BBC’s strategy in these times, where reputable media outlets find it increasingly challenging to make themselves heard over the noise.

Jim Egan is Chief Executive Officer of BBC Global News Ltd and takes full strategic and financial responsibility for the business, overseeing relationships within the BBC and externally with advertisers and distribution partners for the BBC’s commercially funded international news platforms BBC World News and bbc.com/news. 

Jim joined the BBC in 2007 and most recently served as Controller, Strategy and Distribution for BBC Global News where he was responsible for setting corporate strategy for the BBC's international news services and for the distribution of radio, TV and online content to the BBC's global audience.