Alex Kann is the Chief Executive of Together TV, the TV channel inspiring positive change. Together TV reaches millions of viewers each month through its TV channel, streaming service and engagement platform that encourages people to take up new interests and activities.
Together TV improves viewers’ mental health, connection to their community and participation in local life – and 85% of viewers report they’ve started something new as a result of watching Together TV (Opinium Research, 2k base, Nov 2022)
Together TV is the world’s only cooperatively-owned charitable national broadcaster, and is underpinned by support from 20 leading media companies including the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Paramount, Sky, Virgin Media, Meta and Salesforce. Its themed Challenges engage tens of thousands of people to help build new habits and share their successes. Together TV also runs the BAFTA-winning Diverse Film Fund, providing funding, training and mentoring to new filmmaking talent from underrepresented social groups.
Prior to Together TV and its previous incarnation Community Channel, Alex was at the BBC and BBC Studios for several years, on BBC iPlayer’s launch team, Project Kangaroo, global VOD projects, commissioning, the soaps and in BBC technology and broadcast outsourcing deals.
Alex is the chair of charity My Life Films which runs the dementia-friendly SVOD My Life TV, is chair of the TV On Demand Industry Forum and was a director of the VOD regulator ATVOD.