21st Century Fox chief Chase Carey is to deliver the international keynote speech at this year’s RTS London Conference.
Carey, the Hollywood studio’s president and chief operating officer, will be interviewed on stage by Sir Peter Bazalgette and will offer insight into the way in which he build the business and manages its growth.
The biennial event, due to take place on 9 September at Kings Place, London will take on the theme of Power, Politics and the Media.
Secretary of state for the Department of Culture, Media & Sport Sajid Javid will give his first major address to the industry, while Sky chief executive Jeremy Darroch and BBC director general Tony Hall will discuss the difficulties in attracting the next generation of talent in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
Channel 4 News presenter Krishan Guru-Murthy will front a debate between Google boss Matt Brittin and Vice News chief Kevin Sutcliffe about the impact of on-demand viewing on traditional players.
Newsnight presenter Kirsty Wark will discuss the new wave of deal-making with former Boom Pictures boss Lorraine Heggessey, ITV Studios managing director Kevin Lygo and Liberty Global’s chief strategy officer Jim Ryan.
A panel titled Have I Got News For You? will bring together BBC deputy director of news and current affairs Fran Unsworth with ITN chief executive John Hardie and Sky News head John Ryley.
Other speakers will include Wall to Wall founder Alex Graham, First Dates creator Bryan Elsley, BBC director of strategy and digital James Purnell and Discovery Networks International president JB Perrette.
Other speakers include Rob Woodward, the chief executive officer of event sponsors STV.