As promised in our Freeview Q&A we managed to get some time from Brent Impey to answer questions you will post in this thread.
These are the rules:
1.Only questions in this thread. Any post that it is not a question will be removed
2.Only valid questions. Any post with questions that are clearly trying to make a point or being a troll will be removed
3.We want your questions but we obviously have a time limit so this thread will be locked Monday 31st November
4.Brent Impey wants your questions but he obviously has a time limit too, so we will try to merge some questions and limit to the most interesting ones.
Here is a short bio:
"Brent Impey is Chief Executive Officer of MediaWorks NZ Limited, which operates two national television channels (TV3 and C4), radio stations out of 23 markets (including network brands More FM, RadioLIVE, Solid Gold, The Edge, The Breeze, The Rock, BSport and Kiwi FM, as well as regional stations Mai FM in Auckland, Rotorua and Northland, Times FM in Orewa, Sounds FM in Blenheim, Radio Dunedin, and Coromandel FM) and a new media division (MediaWorks Interactive).
He was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of the More FM Group in 1998, and in 2000 took on his current role leading the MediaWorks operations. Brent practised as a lawyer, specialising in media law, until 1990.
He has had a long association with the media, including previously being a director of several radio companies, Executive Director of the Radio Broadcasters’ Association and its predecessor the Independent Broadcasters’ Association, and a media consultant.
Outside of business, Brent is actively involved in his other passions – rugby, yachting, and community services including acting as Chair of the Fred Hollows Foundation in New Zealand for the past nine years.
He was a director of the 1989 Fisher & Paykel and the 1993 Yamaha Whitbread Campaigns."