Germany’s WDR adds two execs

German regional pubcaster WDR has hired two new execs who will work on its international business. Nicole Offergeld and Julia Jaensch (pictured) have both joined WDR mediagroup’s content division, reporting to Stefanie Fischer, the ex-ProSiebenSat.1 exec the broadcaster poached last year as it started on an international coproduction drive. Offergeld will be sales manager, international. […]

Germany’s WDR bringing Bobo to Cannes

The commercial arm of German regional pubcaster WDR will launch its first-ever coproduced animated series in Cannes. Preschool series Bobo, based on the kids book series, is being produced by WDR and German studio JEP Egenolf and France’s as Les Films de la Perrine. WDRmg has international rights and will launch the 26x7mins kids series […]