Keep merger simple, says departing TVNZ boss

Keep merger simple, says departing TVNZ boss
After nine years at the helm, CEO Kevin Kenrick is stepping down. (Image: Getty)
Pattrick Smellie
The outgoing chief executive of TVNZ says a merger with Radio New Zealand will work best if the new entity is not “hamstrung” by a charter that tries to anticipate what audiences of the future will want.Leaving after nine years and ahead of what appears to be an imminent cabinet decision to merge profit-oriented TVNZ with public interest-focused RNZ, Kevin Kenrick told BusinessDesk: “When a charter is put in place, you need that set at a principles level rather than be prescriptive about elements of content.“As audience...

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