Annie Wegelius

TBI Weekly: TV pays respect to top execs

Two prominent execs sadly passed away this month, with many in the industry paying respects for their former colleagues. Over the weekend it emerged that well-liked and well-respected executive David Lyle (pictured) had passed away after a long fight with cancer. Lyle was a prominent figure in the TV business and has worked across FremantleMedia North […]

SVT pioneer Annie Wegelius dies at 58

Former SVT programming chief Annie Wegelius has died aged 58 after a protracted battle with breast cancer. It has been a difficult few days for the international TV industry, with Wegelius’ passing coming just days after the death of former National Geographic and FremantleMedia North American chief David Lyle. Wegelius had a long career spanning […]

SVT programming boss departs

Martin Österdahl is exiting his post as programming director of SVT after a short spell in the role. Österdahl replaced Annie Wegelius in the role on 2013, but is now leaving the Swedish pubcaster with no job to go to. An acting programming director will be appointed as SVT finds a new programming boss. SVT […]