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Itu named UPC DTH MD

Catalin Itu, formerly Vice President of Sales and Operations in UPC DTH, has been appointed to the role of Managing Director of UPC DTH. Itu has extensive operations, sales, marketing,…

ACT appoints Horak

ACT appoints Horak

The Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT) has announced the appointment of Agnieszka Horak as its new Director of Legal and Public Affairs, succeeding Emilie Anthonis who has accepted…

Hofmannn takes CEO role at UFA

FremantleMedia has announced that Nico Hofmann will take on the role of sole CEO of German film and television production company UFA Group with immediate effect. This move follows a…

ND SatCom names Müller-Gastell CEO

Alexander Müller-Gastell has been appointed the new CEO of ND SatCom, effective September 1st. This strategic move is in line with the shareholder vision to further grow the market share…

ONE Championship appoints Lim; Mediacorp deal

ONE Championship, the Asian sports media company, has announced the addition of senior executive Jack Lim to its executive leadership team. Lim joins the company as Chief Commercial Officer of…

RIP Elemental’s Sam Blackman

RIP Elemental’s Sam Blackman

Advanced Television is deeply saddened to learn of the untimely death of Sam Blackman, co-founder of Elemental Technologies. He led Elemental Technologies from a start-up before selling it to Amazon…

Samsung heir jailed

The head of South Korea’s Samsung, Jay Y. Lee, was sentenced to five years custody for bribery in a watershed case for the country’s economic elite, family-run conglomerates. After a…

Mediacorp names Loke Kheng CEO

Singapore media company Mediacorp has announced the appointment of Tham Loke Kheng as its CEO and Board Director, effective September 1st 2017. She will succeed Shaun Seow, who will remain…

Former WGN America manager joins Apple TV team

Former president and general manager of WGN America and Tribune Studios Matt Cherniss has jointed Apple to help oversee the development of the company’s video unit. Cherniss will report to…

Lynch departs Sling TV for Pandora

Roger Lynch, CEO at Charlie Ergen/DISH Network-backed Sling TV, is leaving the broadcaster to take up the President/CEO position at music streaming site Pandora. Lynch has been one of Ergen’s…