Lisa Campbell

Edinburgh TV Festival director Lisa Campbell steps down

Edinburgh TV Festival director and CEO Lisa Campbell is stepping down after six years in charge of the annual event. Campbell is leaving the organisation to join ITN as director of corporate communications. During her tenure with the Festival, Campbell launched the TV Foundation, which houses a year-round programme of events and charitable activity, including […]

‘Blockbusters’ session to open Edinburgh TV Festival

Comedy Central’s reboot of classic quiz gameshow Blockbusters is to open this month’s Edinburgh International TV Festival. Hosted by Dara O’Briain, the show will see teams from the BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5 and Sky compete to cross one side of the famous hexagonal board to the other by answering quiz questions correlating to a […]

Freeview joins YouTube as headline sponsor for Edinburgh TV Festival

Freeview has joined YouTube as joint headline sponsor of August’s Edinburgh TV Festival.  The year-long deal begins with immediate effect and will see the companies share branding across the event and its various sessions, including the high-profile MacTaggart Lecture. Freeview and YouTube will also work with festival organisers to advise on new trends within the industry, […]