Heather Jones


A+E promotes Heather Jones for EMEA

A+E Networks has upped general manager for A+E Networks UK, Heather Jones, to senior VP of content and creative for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA). In her expanded role, Jones will provide strategic direction and management support across the A+E Networks EMEA operations, while retaining her UK management responsibilities. Reporting to EMEA managing […]

Dan Korn joins A+E

Dan Korn has taken a new role at A+E and will oversee programming at its UK channels. The veteran exec will join the UK arm of the US-based channel operator at the end of October. He joins from the production arm of Scottish broadcaster STV, but is best known for his time at Discovery where, […]

A+E starts Blaze on UK Freeview

A+E Networks’ latest channel brand, Blaze, launches in the UK and Ireland next month. The network is planned as A+E’s first global free-to-air channel, but will debut in the UK and Ireland on September 20. It will be carried on the Freeview platform, with Sky Media handling ad sales. It will simultaneously launch as a […]

A+E launching new free UK channel brand

A+E Networks UK is to launch a free-to-air channel later this year. The channel name and content line-up have not been revealed, but will be in the summer, the broadcaster said in a press release. This will be A+E’s second EMEA FTA channel launch this year, coming after the debut of Lifetime in Turkey in […]

A+E Networks UK poaches RTL exec for COO post

Dean Possenniskie’s first major move since taking over at A+E Networks UK is the appointment of a COO and the promotion of Heather Jones to senior VP, content and creative. Possenniskie replaced Tom Davidson as managing director for the A+E Networks business in Europe, the Middle East and Africa last month, and has now named […]

A+E ups Heather Jones

Channel operator A+E Networks UK has promoted Heather Jones to general manager. In her new role she will oversee the UK portfolio of channels, which includes History, Lifetime, Crime + Investigation and H2. Jones is being upped from vice president, programming, the tile she took when she joined A+E in mid-2013. The new role is […]

A+E UK names ex-North One boss as programming chief

A+E Networks UK has named Heather Jones as VP of programming. Jones, who will take up the post later this month, will be responsible for A+E Networks UK’s programming strategy across the company’s channels – History, Crime & Investigation Network, H2, Bio and Lifetime – in the UK, central Europe, Benelux, Scandinavia, the Middle East, […]