Richard Barclay Stursberg is an entertainment executive. He was executive vice president of CBC/Radio Canada from October 1, 2004 to August 6, 2010, narrated in his 2012 memoir The Tower of Babble.
Life and career
Richard Stursberg was born in London, England and grew up in New York (where his father was working as United Nations correspondent). Stursberg is the son of Jessamy Anderson (née Robertson) and broadcaster/writer Peter Stursberg. His father was born in China of German, English, and Japanese descent. Stursberg has more than 25 years’ experience in the entertainment, broadcasting, cable, telecommunications and cultural industries, including terms as head of the Canadian Cable Television Association from 1995 to 1999, Star Choice and Cancom from 1999 to 2001 and Telefilm Canada from 2001 to 2004.
He is a member of the executive committee of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association.
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