CIM Guest Lecture – Chris Kerr, Director at Bay TV

22nd May 2014, 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Business School

Bay TV

Bay TV – Our Story: A Long Way to the Bay; and no Bunnies … 

Hear from the owners of Bay TV – an internet protocol television station (IPTV) that launched in November 2011. From progress they have made since launch, why the time is right for new television stations and plans for future growth.

Chris Kerr, Director at Bay TV, has more than thirty years’ experience in television, having worked for Thames Television in London and later for Granada which he joined in 1980 at the opening of the Exchange Flags studio. When the new Albert Dock studio opened he became a reporter with Granada Reports and one of the team of regular newsreaders.

In 1990, Chris became a producer in the Factuals department, working on live shows and documentaries and in 1994 he was appointed Deputy Editor of Granada News.
Since leaving Granada he has worked on setting up a number of community television services.

A former Director of the Bluecoat Arts Centre, he has wide experience of Liverpool’s cultural industries, having sat on the governing boards of, among others, the Tate Gallery, Liverpool Playhouse, the Regional Committee of the Arts Council and Brouhaha International. Chris is also a member of the Advisory Council of the Granada Foundation.

This event is run by the Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM)