Rules of Engagement: FOXTEL, Football, News and Wine: The Secrets of a Business Builder and Cultural Maestro

Rules of Engagement: FOXTEL, Football, News and Wine: The Secrets of a Business Builder and Cultural Maestro

by Kim Williams

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ISBN-13: 9780522866933
Publisher: Melbourne University Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2015
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author


Kim Williams has held various Australian executive leadership positions, including chief executive at News Corp Australia, FOXTEL, Fox Studios Australia, the Australian Film Commission, Southern Star Entertainment, and Musica Viva Australia; a senior executive at the ABC; and a nine-year term as chairman of the Sydney Opera House Trust. He has been appointed as a Member in the Order of Australia for his services to the arts and public policy formulation in the film and television industries.

Table of Contents

A 'lifescape' ix

1 Mother 1

2 An education 17

3 Music lessons 30

4 Performing in the arts 49

5 Episodes from television 82

6 Sporting yards 99

7 Cinema cuts 113

8 Leading and managing 147

9 Friendship 170

10 Political encounters 177

11 Listening intently 210

12 The media of News 215

13 Reading and renewal 249

14 Serendipity 277

15 A taste of wine 289

Onward-Some final observations 315

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