TV’s Top 50

2013-03-04_0104The Sydney Morning Herald today runs a fascinating list of “The 50 most influential people in TV” after consulting with critics, executives and industry insiders.

Amongst some of the contenders, in no particular order, are:

Julie Ward, executive producer, The Voice
Brian Walsh, director of television, Foxtel
John Edwards and Imogen Banks, Jacquelin Perske and Mimi Butler, Southern Star
Mark and Carl Fennessy, Shine Australia (pictured with Elisabeth Murdoch)
Rikkie Proost, executive producer, My Kitchen Rules
Adrian Swift, director of development, Nine Network
Bob Campbell and Des Monaghan, Screentime Australia
Ian Hogg, Jason Stephens and Jo Porter, FremantleMedia.
Leonie Lowe, CEO, ITV Studios
Janeen Faithfull, CEO, Southern Star
Angelos Frangopoulos, CEO, Sky News
Nick Murray, Andrew Denton and Michael Cordell, Cordell Jigsaw Zapruder
Chris Oliver-Taylor, Debbie Lee, Penny Chapman and Tony Ayres, Matchbox Pictures
Tony Iffland, director of content, SBS

You can check out the rest here.


  1. Ah, so *that’s* why the Telegraph today ran an article about “Sydney’s 50 most powerful people”? I would have thought the Herald would have had the “most powerful” list and the Tele the TV list. Looks like the new tabloi … er, “compact” Herald is going downmarket after all.

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