13 May 2014

RNZ CEO eyes global platform

9:08 am on 13 May 2014

Radio New Zealand's chief executive is calling on the world's public service broadcasters to join forces in providing a global digital news and information service.

Paul Thompson

Paul Thompson Photo: RNZ

Paul Thompson made the call during a speech to the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association conference in Glasgow.

Mr Thompson said the international news service he envisaged would give public service broadcasters a global reach, comprehensive coverage of breaking news and a global perspective on key issues.

He said it would be a powerful demonstration of public service broadcasters working together to exploit the digital world for the benefit of the societies they serve.

Read Mr Thompson's speech notes