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AMC/Sundance promotes Frazier in EMEA

AMC/Sundance Channel Global has promoted Italy-based executive Marco Frazier to senior VP, global distribution, EMEA. This will see him in charge of distribution of AMC/Sundance… Read more

Sky Atlantic poaches BBC Three’s Zai Bennett

BBC Three controller Zai Bennett is leaving the UK pubcaster to become director of Sky Atlantic. The news comes after the BBC announced that youth-skewing… Read more

CME appointments chairman, new board members

Central European Media Enterprises (CME) has appointed John K. Billock as chairman, at the same time as adding three additional directors to the board. Billock… Read more

Nat Geo’s Owens to leave

National Geographic Channels president Howard Owens is leaving the factual channel in June. The Nat Geo boss will leave in June having been in charge… Read more

TV4 hires E4 and More4 chief Stallwood

Karolina Stallwood

Swedish pay and free TV broadcaster TV4 has named Channel 4 executive Karolina Stallwood as channel head for its TV4 Film, TV4 Gold and TV4… Read more

Turner overhaul continues with Koonin exit

Changes at the top of Turner Broadcasting System continue apace with Turner Entertainment Networks president Steve Koonin exiting for a new role. The 14-year Turner… Read more

New head for Slovenian pubcaster

Slovenia public broadcaster RTV Slovenia has named the country’s information commissioner, Nataša Pirc Musar, as its new director-general. Pirc Musar, a former television journalist and… Read more

iWedia appoints sales vice president

Swiss-based TV technology firm iWedia has appointed former Alticast executive Sunghoon Kim as vice president of sales, with a particular focus on the digital TV operators… Read more

Telekom Austria CFO to leave firm

Telekom Austria’s supervisory board has agreed with chief financial officer Hans Tschuden that his contract should be “prematurely dissolved” by May 31, 2014.  Tschuden, who… Read more

Former Ingenious boss heading new media investment firm

Patrick Bradley will head up Station 12, a new media and entertainment investment firm that will back fast-growing companies in the sector. Bradley is the… Read more