‘NATPE Virtual: News Television’ Keynoter Selected


The National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) has selected who will deliver the opening keynote at its newly created NATPE Virtual: News Television event scheduled for April 20.

It’s Council of Foreign Relations President Richard Haass.

NATPE Virtual: News Television sees ABC News Transportation Correspondent Gio Benitez 

Attendees can expect keynotes, fireside chats, and panel discussions covering news franchises, streaming, sponsorship sales, and different concentrations including “sensationalized breaking news,” politics, crime, health, financial, entertainment, sports, weather, special interests, and much more.

Notable companies participating in a variety of ways include AccuWeather, Axios, CNN, Newsmax, PBS and Tubi, with more to be announced in the coming weeks.

Also planned for the event will be the inaugural NATPE News Awards, honoring excellence in TV news reporting. Being recognized for excellence as an anchor is Greg Kelly. PBS Newshour is being honored for excellence as a news program.

NATPE President/CEO JP Bommel said, “News is at the core of the television experience, and we are thrilled to bring together such great minds as we dig into how the space is changing as the industry evolves.”

NATPE Virtual News Television is the next of a string of events being produced through NATPE VIRTUAL. To register, go to https://www.natpe.com/news/attend/