“Pictures Or It Didn’t Happen!” – Visual Radio Past, Present & Future

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM, Harbour Ballroom A

(Presenter:  Joe Harland) The BBC is 100 years old. YouTube is 18. TikTok is 6. And the next video platform that will transform radio’s business model is currently in the head of someone who can’t yet buy a drink. Joe Harland – Head of Visual Radio for the BBC, tells the story of radio’s decades-long relationship with film, tv and video with content that ranges from the globally impactful to the laughably misguided. As radio embraces its second century, he looks towards what the next stages of evolution will be.