Dr. Claire Grant
Member System: RJRGLEANER Communications Group, JAMAICA
Member System: Caribbean Communications Company, TRINIDAD & TOBAGO
Richard Purcell is currently the General Manager of CCN TV6 in Trinidad and the Caribbean Communications Company Ltd (GEM Radio Five) which operates seven radio stations in five territories in the Caribbean. Richard has extensive experience in the broadcasting industry, having begun his career in 1978 at Trinidad and Tobago Television. In 1991 he joined the the Caribbean Communication Network Group (which became One Caribbean Media – OCM in 2005) as part of the team which established TV6 in Trinidad. During the ensuing years he worked in various territories and in different portfolios within the OCM Group, including General Manager & Director at the Grenada Broadcasting Network where he spent seven years. Richard has engaged in numerous broadcast and management training activities during his career, including the Advanced Management Programme at Cambridge University in England.
Richard Francis Beltran
Member System: Teleislas, COLOMBIA
Richard Beltran is the General Manager of Teleislas , a regional channel serving San Andrés Island, Providence and Santa Catalina in Colombia
Member System: Antigua/Barbuda Broadcasting Services (ABS), ANTIGUA & BARBUDA
Member System: Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica, JAMAICA
Keith Campbell, B.A., M.A. began his broadcasting career as president of the Television and Radio club of his alma mater, St. Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), in Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth.
As a consequence of his intense involvement in this unique extra-curricular activity, Mr. Campbell, upon graduation was recruited to join the staff of the now defunct Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC). Initially trained as a studio cameraman, Mr. Campbell was later transferred to the film department as Cinematographer and Audio Technician He holds a Diploma (Hons.) from the Germain School of Film and Television in New York, USA; a Diploma in Advanced Studies in Film and Television from the Fenders Ferris Institute in Berlin, Germany; a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Radio, Television and Film, along with a Masters Degree in Political Science, majoring in International Relations from Temple University.
Mr. Campbell is currently the Chief Executive Officer of the Public Broadcasting Corporation of Jamaica (PBCJ), and has served as Director of Production at the Creative Production and Training Center (CPTC); Director of Television at the Jamaica Broadcasting Corporation (JBC); Programmes and Production Manager at Television Jamaica (TVJ), and CVM Television respectively. He has lectured at the Media Technology Institute (MTI), the training division of the CPTC, and is currently adjunct Lecturer at the University of Technology (UTECH) and the University of the West Indies (Mona Campus).
Mr. Campbell’s professional career has spanned approximately 40 years, during which time he has gained extensive experience locally and internationally, in all aspects of television management, production, programming, policy making and negotiations.
He is currently a Board Member of the Jamaica Cricket Association (JCA), and has served as a Director of the Boxing Board of Jamaica. He has served as Board member and Secretary of the Broadcast and Allied Credit Union, and a former Board member of the African Caribbean Institute of Jamaica/Jamaica Memory Bank/Liberty Hall Board.
Mr. Campbell is an Anglican and married with three daughters.