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Dawes named Ofcom Chief Executive

Dawes named Ofcom Chief Executive

The Ofcom Board has announced the appointment of Dame Melanie Dawes as Chief Executive. She replaces Sharon White who left to join retailer John Lewis. Dawes has been Permanent Secretary…

Ofcom set for UK online harms role

UK Digital Secretary Nicky Morgan and Home Secretary Priti Patel have announced the government is minded to appoint communications watchdog Ofcom as the regulator to enforce rules to make the…

Fulwell 73 hires ITV’s Schuster

Fulwell 73, the producers behind The Late Late Show With James Corden, Gavin and Stacey Christmas Special, Carpool Karaoke and Roast Battle, has hired Saskia Schuster, currently Controller for Comedy…

Hopkins exits Sony to lead Amazon video business

Hopkins exits Sony to lead Amazon video business

Mike Hopkins is stepping down from his current post as Chairman of Sony Pictures Television later this month to join Amazon, where he will be overseeing Amazon’s video entertainment businesses…

Jalan named SES CFO

Jalan named SES CFO

SES has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Sandeep Jalan as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of SES. He will assume the position from May 6th. Jalan has 30…

Studio71 promotes Boorstin to COO

Studio71 promotes Boorstin to COO

Global media company and content studio Studio71, a Red Arrow Studios company, has promoted Adam Boorstin to Chief Operating Officer, with immediate effect. Continuing to report to Studio71’s global CEO,…

Successful raid on Bulgarian IPTV pirates

Successful raid on Bulgarian IPTV pirates

Europol, the law enforcement agency of the European Union, has supported a massive crackdown on illegal IPTV distributors in an operation executed by the Cybercrime Unit of the Bulgarian General…

Fulwell73 hires Moore as COO and CFO

Fulwell73, the production company behind Bros: After The Screaming Stops, Sounds Like Friday Night, Sunderland ‘Til I Die, The Late Late Show and Carpool Karaoke, has hired Johnny Moore as Chief Operating Officer (COO)…

Halabi heads FITE UK office

Halabi heads FITE UK office

FITE, the digital combat sports platform, has announced that Ben Halabi will be joining the company as Senior Vice President, International Business Development. In this new role, Halabi will help…

Encompass appoints Morris GM of North America

Encompass Digital Media, a global technology services company that delivers end-to-end video solutions to television networks, broadcasters, sports leagues and OTT service providers, has appointed Brian Morris as Executive Vice…

Endor appoints Johnson as Creative Director

UK scripted company Endor Productions, a Red Arrow Studios company, has announced that Sara Johnson, previously VP of Scripted at Fox Networks Group, Europe & Africa, is joining as Creative…

Roth elevated to Chairman of Warner Bros TV Group

Roth elevated to Chairman of Warner Bros TV Group

Peter Roth, who has overseen the television production operations of Warner Bros for the past 21 years, has signed a contract extension that will make him the first-ever Chairman of…

Speedcast profits warning; CEO resigns

Speedcast profits warning; CEO resigns

Australia-based (and quoted) Speedcast’s rapid expansion over the past few years has badly hit the buffers. The satellite capacity and transmission company has issued a profits warning and let its…

Castles appointed Telestream CEO

Telestream, a provider of digital media tools, quality monitoring and workflow solutions, has announced that Dan Castles, one of the company’s original founders, has returned as CEO to lead the…

Hulu CEO steps down

Randy Freer is stepping down from his role as Hulu CEO as Disney brings the US OTT service deeper into its streaming unit. Leaders at Hulu will report directly to…