Kew brings in Askin for US & LatAm sales

Kew Media Group has appointed former Alfred Haber exec Jennifer Askin as president of sales, distribution for the US and Latin America.

Jennifer AskinAskin will report to Jonathan Ford, executive vice president of sales and distribution.

She will be responsible for sales of all Kew distribution content across all genres across regional and pan regional basis. Askin replaces Diana Zakis, who is relocating and will lead sales team members Alfonso Lopez and Hannah Nailor.

The veteran joins Kew after 20 years in the industry and six years at Askin & Company – an entertainment consulting firm specialising in content programming, marketing and distribution.

Askin has also led teams at Alfred Haber Distribution, 4Kids Entertainment and spent seven years in network and cable news, with roles at NBC News, MSNBC and ABC News.

Ford said: “I’m very happy to welcome Jennifer to the team at this exciting stage of growth for Kew Media. With her extensive experience and contacts as well as her drive and passion for first class entertainment, she is a fantastic addition to our busy sales team.

“I would also like to thank Diana Zakis for her dedication to the role and her continued commitment to driving our distribution business forward. We wish her all the best for the future.”

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