Speaker John Elmes



John Elmes

Deputy News Editor & International Editor


John Elmes is deputy news editor & international editor of UK TV trade publication Broadcast. He has been a journalist for 14 years and has worked in the TV trade press for the past seven. John is a regular moderator at UK and international TV markets and events, having chaired keynote and panel discussions for Mipcom, Mip TV, Broadcast Indie Summit, Series Mania, Banff World Media Festival, the Royal Television Society, Dublin International Film Festival, Business France and the Asia TV Forum. He was a juror for the 2024 Rockie Awards International Program Competition (The Rockies).

Before Broadcast, he was a senior reporter at fellow trade publication C21Media. Prior to this, John spent six years at leading global higher education magazine Times Higher Education in a variety of roles, latterly as a research reporter. He has previously worked at football publication Goal as a features and news writer, and freelanced for The Independent, i and The Independent on Sunday.

Speaking on: Navigating Global Co-Financing: Strategies for Premium Content; FAST Revolution: The New Era Of Ad-Supported Streaming

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