Tim Westcott

Tim Westcott

Tim Westcott is a senior member of the television team at IHS Markit and editor of the monthly Media and Technology Digest. He joined the company in September 2004 and specialises in TV programme production and distribution, sports rights and public broadcasting. Based in London, Tim's responsibilities include the TV Programming Intelligence service, which he was instrumental in launching in October 2012, and TV Channel Intelligence. 

Tim previously worked for two years at the European Audiovisual Observatory in Strasbourg as an analyst specialising public film and audiovisual funding. He co-authored an Observatory report on the subject and was responsible for KORDA, an online database of film funds.

A trained journalist, Tim has worked for the Financial Times and Emap, including a stint as editor of Television Business International. While freelance, Tim wrote three reports for IHS on children's television and animation and wrote for titles including Broadcast, Variety, Ecran Total and The Guardian.

 

Tim can provide comment and insight to the media on the following areas:

•TV programming production

•Sports rights

•Free-to-air broadcasting and pay TV channels

•Public broadcasting

• Children’s television and animation.

 

Tim speaks fluent French.

 

He holds a MA (Hons) in English Literature from Trinity College, Cambridge.

 

 


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Channel Revenue & Programming Spend Database

Detailed information on channel revenue and program expenditure. Revenue data includes splits for carriage revenue, direct to consumer subscriptions and advertising. Programming data covers spend on original content, acquisitions and sport.

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Disney to launch online ESPN and Disney-branded services in major strategic shift
Disney to launch online ESPN and Disney-branded services in major strategic shift

Walt Disney is to launch direct-to-consumer ESPN and Disney-branded services online in what Chairman and CEO Bob Iger described as 'a major strategic shift in the way we distribute our content'. Disney is investing $1.6 billion in BAMTech to increase its stake from 33% to 75%, taking control of the streaming technology company.

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Media & Advertising
Movie & Sports Rights Database

Database of key movie and sports rights, including past deals and announced upcoming relationships.

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Media & Advertising
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