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BBC makes Creative Diversity appointments

Iyare Igiehon and Michelle Matherson have been jointly appointed to the role of BBC Creative Diversity Partner. The new roles will support in the delivery of strategic priorities spearheaded by…

EC calls for 5G connectivity and cooperation

EC calls for 5G connectivity and cooperation

The European Commission is taking further steps in the Digital Decade agenda to strengthen Europe’s digital sovereignty, as announced by President Ursula von der Leyen in her State of the…

Nielsen Sports’ Campbell joins MarketCast

Nielsen Sports’ Campbell joins MarketCast

MarketCast has announced the appointment of Lyndon Campbell to its senior leadership team as Corporate Senior Vice President and General Manager of MarketCast Sports, Live Events and Brands. The long-time…

Eutelsat’s Deputy CEO resigns

Eutelsat’s Deputy CEO resigns

Yohann Leroy has decided to resign his position as Deputy CEO at Eutelsat effective immediately. He will stay on as CTO, a position he has held since 2014. His employment…

DCMS Committee Chair ‘concerned’ at BBC pay

DCMS Committee Chair ‘concerned’ at BBC pay

Julian Knight MP, Chair of the UK House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee, has expressed concern at pay levels revealed in the BBC’s Annual Report. “Despite Gary…

SiriusXM names new CEO & CFO

US pay-radio operator SiriusXM is losing its CEO and CFO. CEO James Meyer will retire on December 31st while CFO David Frear “will be pursuing other opportunities” after 17 years…

4Creative names new creative execs

Channel 4 has announced that 4Creative’s Eoin McLaughlin has been promoted to the newly created role of Deputy Executive Creative Director and the appointment of award-winning creative Lydia Raghavan to…

Lineker extends BBC contract, takes pay cut

Lineker extends BBC contract, takes pay cut

The BBC has announced that Gary Lineker has signed a new contract that will keep him at the corporation until 2025. The former England football captain will continue as Match…

Sky Sports’ Francis joins WePlay

Barney Francis, the former MD of Sky Sports, has been appointed to the Advisory Board of WePlay, the performance marketing agency for the sports industry. Francis spent 10 years at…

NBCUniversal promotes Igbokwe; Hammer named VC

NBCUniversal promotes Igbokwe; Hammer named VC

NBCUniversal has announced that Pearlena Igbokwe has been promoted to Chairman, Universal Studio Group and Bonnie Hammer is taking on a new role as Vice Chairman, NBCUniversal. Igbokwe will lead…

Holland out, Bejaria in at Netflix

Bela Bajaria has been put in charge of global television at Netflix, whilst the streamer has confirmed that Cindy Holland, an architect of the streamer’s original-content strategy, is leaving. In…

Paul Kagan ‘cable guru’, Euromedia founder remembered

Paul Kagan ‘cable guru’, Euromedia founder remembered

Paul Kagan, whose approach to cable research transformed the way analysts, and the media industry looked at the cable business, died in August aged 82, his family has announced. Kagan…

Apple hires ex-Disney, Quibi exec

Apple has hired Tim Connolly to work on its Apple TV+ service. According to The Telegraph, Connolly has joined Apple in an unspecified role within the company’s video services, but…

Good luck, Tim

Many headlines rang out ‘New BBC DG against subscription model’ following Tim Davie’s first speech. If my memory of reporter school is right – it is a very long time…

Charlotte Moore appointed to BBC Board

Charlotte Moore appointed to BBC Board

Having been an unsuccessful runner in the race to become the Corporation’s director-general, Charlotte Moore has been named BBC Chief Content Officer and is joining the BBC Board. “It is…

MTG appoints Redin as President and CEO

MTG appoints Redin as President and CEO

Modern Times Group (MTG) has announced the appointment of Maria Redin as Group President and CEO with immediate effect. The appointment follows the July resignation of Jorgen Madsen Lindemann, who…

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