Paul Mcgrath

Paul Mcgrath

Program Completed at the CFC

NBCUniversal Multiplatform Matchmaking Program

Completion Year

2009

Current Information

Current Company

CBC Television

Current Title

Executive Producer, Interactive

Biography

Paul is responsible for the online approach for unscripted TV shows at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

He has been behind some of the most successful online projects in the CBC's history. Including some of the first second screen projects in Canada, and one of the first live, interactive Social TV experiences in the world, the first use of Twitter as a voting mechanism on a reality show, and the first Twitter on-air hashtag integration at the CBC.

Paul haas been nominated and won many awards, and is a frequent speaker at conferences and events on social TV and audience interactivity.

He am one of the most experienced social TV producers in the country - and has a deep appreciation of the opportunities that are emerging as television and the web converge.

Paul recently launched a summit on television innovation called Innovate TV Summit.

Specialties: Social TV, interactive media, second screen, online community building, social media, social media campaigns.