Paul McGrath

Executive Producer, Interactive, CBC Television

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


McGrath 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. 


McGrath has been nominated or won a bunch of awards, and I am a frequent speaker at conferences and events on social TV and audience interactivity. 


McGrath is one of the most experienced social TV producers in Canada, with relationships and friendships within the global social TV community. I have a deep appreciation of the opportunities that are emerging as television and the web converge. 


He founded a summit on television innovation called Innovate TV Summit, which brings together some of the leading international minds in TV and Social TV to speak frankly and privately about seizing opportunities as our medium changes. 


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