Steve Webber (UK)
Steve Webber Broadcast and Digital Media Consultant
Steve’s career began in the entertainment business in 1966 initially as a performer and subsequently as head of progressive music and a song plugger with Chappell music publishers.
In 1974 he helped to set up one of the worlds first video companies, VCL, selling pre-recorded films and saw it grow to become one of the the worlds largest independent home video distributors.
Progressing from home video into the television industry in 1987 Steve headed up the programme sales and distribution department at Trilion Pictures (later to become Span Pictures) selling their extensive catalogue of rock music, sport and documentary programmes around the world.
Venturing out on his own and becoming an independent producer in 1992 Steve produced an eclectic mix of programmes as varied as wild life documentaries through to sport and comedy. He also represented other producers and licensed a variety of programmes to both video and TV worldwide.
Responding to changes in the broadcast and video industries in 2002 Steve moved on to work in the creative services / agency industry and subsequently on to agencies specialising in selling online and digital marketing solutions.
2015 saw a return to the TV business and making use of the knowledge gained in the intervening years began to get to grips with the massive disruption taking place in the broadcast television industry.
2018 Steve set up business as a freelance Broadcast and Digital Media Consultant and currently helps broadcasters and producers get to grips with the new and ever-changing broadcast and digital landscape.