Please note: this profile is now part of an archived conference and information may be outdated.

Dawn McCarthy-Simpson


Director of Market Development

Dawn McCarthy-Simpson, Director of Market Development – Pact

Dawn McCarthy-Simpson is responsible for the strategic business and policy development for Pact, including markets and business development.  Dawn has had a varied media career, which started with five years in the world of commercial radio. She was head-hunted to launch Yorkshire’s first local terrestrial TV channel, where she remained for a further two years as Managing Director. Dawn then went on to be involved with the launch of a national digital channel, Propeller TV. In her final year she successfully launched the Propeller channel into a further seven European countries. She also produced and directed a daily entertainment programme.  Amongst her other roles, Dawn is responsible for the UK Indie Pavilion at MIPTV and MIPCOM, in Cannes, which hosts over 100 independent producers each year.