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News Corp.'s Jonathan Miller to Keynote at MIPTV and Share Digital Strategies
Mar 09, 2010 (05:03 PM EST)


PARIS, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Jonathan Miller, Chief Digital Officer, and Chairman and CEO, Digital Media Group for News Corporation will deliver the MIP Digital Keynote at MIPTV 2010 on Tuesday April 13.

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This highly-anticipated address will underscore MIPTV's 2010 theme « Charting the Next Decade of TV and Digital Entertainment. »

Jonathan Miller will share his vision and hands-on experience bolstering News Corporation's digital businesses and will discuss the opportunities for media companies to flourish in a digital universe.

His address will be a key focal point of both the Producers' Forum and MIP Digital conference programmes and is part of MIPTV's "Media Masterminds" series of forward-thinking and business-inspiring keynotes featuring the brightest minds shaping the future of media.

Laurine Garaude, Television Division Director at Reed MIDEM, said: "We are honoured to draw on Jonathan Miller's years of leadership and operational experience in programming, advertising, investment and brand management across television, digital media, and consumer Internet sectors during this major keynote."

Jonathan Miller was named Chief Digital Officer, and Chairman and CEO, Digital Media Group for News Corporation in April 2009. In this newly-created role he drives the company's overall digital strategy in conjunction with various operational heads, while also directly overseeing all of News Corp.'s standalone digital businesses including MySpace, IGN Entertainment and others. Previously, he was a founding partner of Velocity Interactive Group, and prior to this was Chairman and CEO of AOL.

Based in New York, Jonathan Miller reports directly to News Corporation Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Rupert Murdoch. With total annual revenues of approximately US$30 billion, News Corporation is a diversified global media company with operations in eight industry segments: filmed entertainment; television; cable network programming; direct broadcast satellite television; integrated marketing services; newspapers and information services; book publishing; and other.

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Founded in 1963, Reed MIDEM is a leading organiser of professional, international tradeshows. Reed MIDEM events have established themselves as key dates in professional diaries. The company hosts MIPTV, MIPDOC, MIPCOM, and MIPJUNIOR for the television and digital content industries, MIDEM for music professionals, MIPIM, MIPIM Asia, MIPIM HORIZONS and MAPIC for the property and retail real estate sectors.

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SOURCE Reed MIDEM