Broadcaster 1-on-1: RTL's Hungarian Vision with Peter Kolosi
Tuesday, 28 June, 9A - 9:45A

RTL Hungary, part of the wider RTL Group, is one of the most influential broadcasters in the country and wider region. Deputy CEO Peter Kolosi talks to TBI Editor Stewart Clarke about how the channel is evolving, its programming hits and misses. Kolosi will discuss the competitive landscape and the dynamics of the changing local market as well as his acquisitions and production strategy, and RTL Hungary’s wider plans moving forward.

Stewart Clarke – ModeratorStewart Clarke – Moderator
Editor, TBI Magazine and TBI Vision, Informa Telecoms and Media

Stewart is the Editor for TBI Magazine and TBI Vision at Informa Telecoms & Media. His day-to-day responsibilities include editorial control of a range of publications including TV International, TVI Daily and TBI magazine (Television Business International). He also plays an active role in organizing several of Informa’s TV-related industry events. He has worked in various guises at the UK-listed company, including reporter, deputy editor and editor, since joining in 2001. Previously, he was a journalist with PJB Publications’ The Regulatory Affairs Journal, compiling a regular European Union-focused news section. Stewart has written news and features for magazines including Campaign in the UK and regularly contributes to a range of titles including AsiaCom, Screen Finance and Cable and Satellite Europe. He has also been interviewed for academic and commercial projects focusing on the international TV business. He graduated from the University of Reading in 1996.
Peter Kolosi – PanelistPeter Kolosi – Panelist
Deputy CEO, Director of Programming,
 RTL Hungary

Mr. Peter Kolosi has been Deputy Chief Executive Officer of RTL Hungary at RTL Group SA since July 03, 2015. Mr. Kolosi is responsible for the programming of RTL Hungary's family of channels, including the market-leading flagship channel RTL Klub and the seven cable channels for Hungarian-speaking audiences. He started his career in 1994 as a reporter, senior editor and presenter on several programs on Magyar Televizio. He has been working for RTL since the launch of RTL Klub, RTL Group's first channel in Hungary, in September 1997. He joined as Editor in chief and presenter of the daily magazine show, FOKUSZ, and became Programming Director in July 2001. He is also responsible for PR and Communications at RTL Hungary. He has been a member of the RTL Hrvatska Supervisory Board since March 2013.