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Dorries: C4 ‘free’ of PSB status in a decade

UK DCMS Secretary Nadine Dorries says it is “laughable” that she is spearheading the sale of Channel 4 out of vengeance, though adding in the same evidence to MPs that it ‘hadn’t done itself any favours’ in a reference to an old story about Channel 4 News anchor Jon Snow abusing Tory MPs. In the […]

May 19, 2022

Tovey named MD at Sky Studios Elstree

Sky has announced that Noel Tovey has been appointed to the role of Managing Director at Sky Studios Elstree, Sky’s brand-new state of the art film and TV studio. In this new role Tovey will take on overall responsibility for the management of Sky Studios Elstree as it becomes home to a range of productions […]

May 19, 2022

Richard E Grant joins cast of Disney+’s Nautilus

The Walt Disney Company EMEA has announced that celebrated actor Richard E. Grant has joined the cast of its new live-action drama series Nautilus, from Moonriver TV and Seven Stories, underway shooting at Village Roadshow Studios in Queensland, Australia. Grant guest stars in the series, playing the charismatic leader of the port town of Karajaan, […]

May 19, 2022

Agile Content appoints Redondo as CEO

Agile Content, a provider of digital TV and video distribution solutions, has appointed Alfredo Redondo as the company’s new CEO. One of Redondo’s duties will be to promote the 2022-2024 Strategic Plan and consolidate the company’s business after the significant growth in recent years. The co-founder and until now the company’s top executive, Hernán Scapusio, […]

May 18, 2022

Paramount names streaming leadership team

Paramount Global has announced key leadership appointments to further the company’s international expansion of its streaming products, Paramount+ and Pluto TV. Marco Nobili has been promoted to Executive Vice President (EVP), International General Manager  (GM) of Paramount+, where he will lead the strategy and execution for Paramount+’s continued expansion in markets worldwide. Olivier Jollet (pictured) […]

May 16, 2022

Ofcom’s Carter to join Vodafone Board

Former Ofcom CEO Stephen Carter will be appointed as a non-executive director of Vodafone Group following the Company’s Annual General Meeting on July 26th, subject to shareholder approval. “I am delighted to welcome Stephen to Vodafone’s Board,” declared Vodafone’s Chairman, Jean-Francois van Boxmeer. “He brings a track record of value creation and he has extensive […]

May 12, 2022By Colin Mann

Chapman joining Sky Sports

Sky Sports has announced that television and radio presenter Mark Chapman will host its Carabao Cup on-screen line-up for the 2022/23 competition starting this summer. Chapman has over 25 years broadcasting experience and is currently presenting BBC’s Match of the Day 2 and The Monday Night Club on BBC Radio 5 Live. He also previously […]

May 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Ruiz joins Paramount+, C5 commissioning team

Paramount UK has announced the appointment of Federico Ruiz as Commissioning Editor, Factual and Non-Scripted. Ruiz joins from Firercracker Films where he was Head of Factual Entertainment. He will commission factual titles across the Channel 5 portfolio as well as the streaming service Paramount+, which launches in the UK and Ireland on June 22nd. Ruiz’s […]

May 12, 2022

Cudic joins Sky Studios

Award-winning filmmaker and executive producer, Vesna Cudic has been appointed Head of Documentary Partnerships at Sky Studios, Sky’s original programming arm across Europe. In this newly created role, Cudic will be responsible for Sky Studios’ partnerships with leading filmmakers and creatives from across the globe to develop and produce unscripted projects targeted at Sky’s platforms […]

May 12, 2022

WWE appoints Ramirez-Carr as Chief Human Resources Officer

WWE has announced that Suzette Ramirez-Carr has been appointed Chief Human Resources Officer, reporting to Chairman & CEO Vince McMahon. Ramirez-Carr brings to WWE nearly three decades of executive experience, including senior positions with United Talent Agency (UTA), Beautycounter and Oaktree Capital Management. During her tenure, she led the Human Resources, DEI (Diversity, Equity & […]

May 12, 2022By Nik Roseveare