TV Committee

Left to right: Petri Jauhiainen, Dermot Horan, Faruk Güven, Natalija Gorscak, Matt Travers, Albrecht Bischoffshausen, Nicola Caligiore, Olga Bordeianu, Markus Sterky, Ekaterina Orlova, Arnaud Ngatcha, Ana-Maria Bordas, Jeroen Depraetere; missing: Bakel Walden

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 28 May 2019 at the TV Assembly in Porto, Portugal.

Voting Procedure Members Only


Commitee Members 


Markus Sterky, SVT (Sweden)

Vice Chairs

Ana Maria Bordas, RTVE (Spain)
Olga Bordeianu, TRM (Moldova)
Natalija Gorscak, RTVSLO (Slovenia)
Dermot Horan, RTE (Ireland)


Gaelle Armentano Conte, RAI (Italy)
Albrecht Bischoffshausen, ARD (Germany)
Faruk Güven, TRT (Turkey)
Petri Jauhiainen, YLE (Finland)
Diego Buñuel, FTV (France)
Ekaterina Orlova, RTR (Russian Federation)
Matt Travers, BBC (United Kingdom)
Bakel Walden, SSR SRG (Switzerland)


Contact detail

Matthew Trustram
Head of Television
+41 22 717 2623