MIPCOM de Cannes: Tom Freston, personality of the year
The MIPCOM, which will take place at the Palais des Festivals of Cannes from next October 8th to 12th, will salute the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of the American group MTV Networks. Indeed Tom Freston has been nominated “Personality of the year of the MIPCOM”, the international market of films and programs for television, video, cable and satellite. Such a distinction salutes the exceptional qualities and creativity brought to the international world of entertainment by channels such as MTV, VH1 and Nickelodeon, while MTV is celebrating its 20th anniversary, it is said on MIPCOMwebsite. Tom Freston is the tenth personality to receive this prize launched by Xavier Roy, the chief executive officer of Reed Midem Organistion, which every year rewards an international personality of the audiovisual and communication world whose career has been exceptional.