Jarkko Nordlund

MTV Finland adds Discovery, Viasat execs in shake-up

Bonnier Broadcasting-owned Finnish commercial broadcaster MTV’s CEO Jarkko Nordlund has named a new management team, with Discovery’s Sami Vikback taking charge of the group’s advertising business and Viasat’s Johannes Leppännen becoming head of pay TV. Nordlund (pictured) has hired Vikback from Discovery Networks Sweden, where had the role of chief revenueofficer, to take charge of […]

Finland’s MTV moving to local-only primetime

Finnish commercial broadcaster MTV has doubled its budget for local content and it refocuses its programming grid on domestic fare. The broadcaster said the new local focus will start becoming evident in its autumn schedules, as part of a move to transition its primetime to entirely Finish programming, which it said will give it a […]

Restructure brings together TV4 and C More

Swedish TV company TV4 Group and parent company Bonnier have the group’s broadcasting activities in a new structure that will “unleash the full potential of Bonnier Broadcasting”, according to CEO Casten Almqvist. Bonnier Broadcasting will now serve as a parent company for TV4, which will be the umbrella unit for free-to-air TV, and sister unit […]