33 minutes | Mar 22nd 2020

KJ Matthews - Future of the TV and Entertainment Industry

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Ludwina Dautovic, Founder & CEO of The Room Xchange, in conversation with K.J. Matthews, Hollywood & Entertainment Reporter.The affect of Covid-19 across businesses globally is massive. The film, TV and entertainment industry has been hit hard too. While we will be relying on entertainment through our time of isolation, K.J. Matthews talks about how the industry has been hit & what it means for the future of entertainment.In this episode we discuss:Impact of Covid-19 on the Film & TV IndustryHow long will they'll be holding off on productionHow the unions are supporting crews & below the line industriesConcerts, movie theatres & comedy shows all shut downImpact on the insurance companiesReliance on entertainment while we're in isolationImpact on our internet service providers with the increase of data usageAbout KJ MatthewsK.J. Matthews is an Emmy Award-winning journalist and producer who has worked in the TV and entertainment industry for nearly two decades. She started her career as a TV reporter & news producer working for CBS, ABC, and FOX-TV affiliates nationwide for a number of years.After leaving local television, she moved up to CNN. There she covered the media and entertainment industry for a decade. Her work appeared on CNN, CNN International, HLN and CNN digital. K.J. was a major force in the development and overall entertainment coverage including the network’s Oscar Awards, Grammy Awards and Golden Globes coverage. She wrote & produced for AC 360, The Situation Room, New Day, CNN Tonight with Don Lemon, Erin Burnett OutFront, CNN Newsroom and Morning Express with Robin Meade. One of her highlights at CNN was working on the the award-winning primetime special, CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute and winning a Peabody Award.Besides her local and national TV and digital experience, she’s also worked on the Emmy award-winning syndicated entertainment show, Extra.Currently she’s a senior contributor to BBC World Service Radio, BBC World News TV, BBC 5 Radio Live, Germany’s DW English TV Network, and Australia’s ABC Network’s morning show, Breakfast where she writes, produces, and offers her expertise on the latest in the media & entertainment industry.How to connect with Ludwina Dautovic and The Room XchangeLudwina Dautovic -  Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and InstagramThe Room Xchange - Linkedin, Facebook, Twitter and InstagramTo join the conversation join our private Facebook group - Xchange RevolutionThe show is listed on all podcast directories where you can subscribe, rate and review.Would you like to be on the show?If you are changing how we live, work & play, you're a great communicator & are happy to cross promote the interview, then email: admin@theroomxchange.com. In the subject line write: Potential Podcast Interview. Tell us in 50 words or less how you could add value to
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