COMMITTEE  • Department / Unit Media

TV Committee

From left to right: Dermot Horan, Jeroen Depraetere, Frans Klein, Marek Solon Lipinski, Ekaterina Orlova, Nicola Caligiore, Petri Jauhiainen, Ana-Maria Bordas, Frank-Dieter Freiling, Mohamed Abdennour, Markus Sterky, Natalija Gorscak, Milan Fridrich. Missing: Alexandre Dureux, Chantal Bernheim, Doug Whitelaw

The EBU's TV Committee, elected during the TV Assembly, oversees the operations of the EBU's TV services and assists in steering the operational and strategic direction. The Chairman and President are nominated by the TV Committee.

The TV Committee monitors the progress of events like the Eurovision Song Contest, approves the strategy of the television services and controls the television development fund. Moreover they help establish standards and procedures. The committee meets 4 times throughout the year, with remaining business conducted electronically. Since 2013 the TV Committee also has held joint meetings with the Radio Committee.

The current TV Committee was elected on 1st June 2017 at the TV Assembly in Bratislava, Slovakia.

Voting Procedure Members Only


Commitee Members 


Markus Sterky, SVT (Sweden)

Vice Chairs

Chantal Bernheim, RTS (Switzerland)
Nicola Caligiore, RAI (Italy)
Frank-Dieter Freiling, ZDF (Germany)
Milan Fridrich, CT (Czech Republic)


Mohamed Abdennour, SNRT (Morocco)
Ana Maria Bordas, RTVE (Spain)
Alexandre Dureux, FT (France)
Natalija Gorscak, RTVSLO (Slovenia)
Dermot Horan, RTE (Ireland)
Petri Jauhiainen, YLE (Finland)
Frans Klein, NPO (Netherlands)
Ekaterina Orlova, RTR (Russia)
Matt Travers, BBC (United Kingdom)


Marek Solon-Lipinski, TVP (Poland)

Contact detail

Jeroen Depraetere
Head of TV
+41 22 717 2191