Musician, writer and activist
How the music industry is embracing new business model
A leading musician, writer and activist, Pat Kane is one half of Scottish pop duo Hue and Cry. He has also played a prominent role in the media, writing for NME, The Scotsman and The Guardian; presented a number of TV and radio shows, and helped found The Sunday Herald. Pat explains how he balances his music and consultancy work, outlines his role as Lead Curator of ‘FutureFest’ and discusses how the music industry is embracing new business models.
CEO, Guardian Media Group
7th December 2017
Building a trusted yet financially sustainable global media brand; the incredible success of the ‘supporters’ initiative; keeping their content paywall-free… and a tense relationship with Facebook
30th November 2017
The advertising industry leader on the now “broken” traditional agency model – and how the “blurring of the borders” between disciplines is now inevitable
Social Media Editor, BBC News
23rd November 2017
Breaking news fast yet accurately, tailoring content to suit each platform… and how their online operation will ultimately overtake broadcast.
Editor, The Stage
16th November 2017
How the world’s oldest theatre publication embraced digital, the rapid rise of ticket prices, introducing fresh talent… and the darker side of show business.
Editor, 'Victoria Derbyshire', BBC News
9th November 2017
Moving a successful radio partnership into television, driving the news agenda with unique and distinctive journalism… and her joy at winning a BAFTA