Unai Iparragirre, the New Boss at Basque Public Broadcast Network Etb, on His Ambitious Mandate

Unai Iparragirre, the New Boss at Basque Public Broadcast Network Etb, on His Ambitious Mandate
There’s a new kid in town, who is actually an old kid in town, at the Basque public broadcaster EiTB. After 15 years working at Discovery in the U.K. – latterly as its VP, editorial department, Emea – Unai Iparragirre has returned to his native Northern Spain and taken over as director of Etb, the TV broadcast network part of the quickly evolving public institution.

As is the case in larger regions, EiTB has big plans for its original programming, whether that’s in fiction, like the broadcaster’s new girls’ soccer drama for kids and teens “Irabazi Arte,” or in educational unscripted series such as “Duelo en las Alturas,” a documentary series about historically significant buildings which have been modernized and given a new purpose.

According to Iparragirre, any new project in the pipeline must strike a balance between respecting the unique cultural heritage of the Basque Country while also demonstrating ambition in the quality,
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