Title: Publisher and Chief European Analyst
Robert Briel has been an international media journalist for many years, contributing to both Dutch and international trade publications. He is the editor of our Dutch edition Broadband TV Nieuws.
Robert was for many years editor-in-chief and creative director of Veronica TV Magazine, Holland’s biggest selling weekly. Before that, he was involved with the launch of many magazines including the music papers Oor and Hitkrant, the trade weekly Muziek + Beeld and the first Dutch Satellite TV Guide.
At Veronica he was also responsible for the launch of the Veronica website in 1994. From January 2000 until August 2001 Robert was head of international press & PR at the UPC media group and responsible for the international and external contacts for the various thematic channels from UPC across Europe.
As a senior consultant he worked for Canal+, Bookmark, Sky Radio, CineNova, the Dutch DVB-T broadcaster Digitenne, the NOS communications department, SES-Astra, BBC Worldwide, Philips Consumer Electronics and other blue chip media companies.
Robert is also the author of a number of books on music, travel and the media.