Radio & Television

Harkness leaving Banff World Film Festival in July

BANFF – Jennifer Harkness will be leaving her position as executive director of the Banff World Television Festival at the end of July. “Jennifer’s work can be described with one word – excellence,” said Achilles Media CEO Robert Montgomery. “Since joining the team in 2005, she created a conference program that attracted some of the most important television executives and show runners in our industry including, Ben Silverman, Dawn Airey, Mark Thompson, Mark Pedowitz, David Shore, Chuck Lorre, Craig Wright, Paul Haggis, Doug Ellin, Jon Plowman, among others.” Harkness will be moving to New York City.