Jeff Latch

Disney output deal drags TVNZ profit down 89%

TVNZ has claimed its programming output deal with Disney is a key factor behind a whopping 89% drop in full-year profits. The New Zealand broadcaster reported that its deal with Disney was now “loss making”, and has booked a NZ$12.4 million (US$8.9 million) provision for the full year to recognise further forecasted losses. Traditional US […]

TVNZ names new content bosses

Cate Slater has been upped to director of content and Andrew Shaw to deputy director. She replaces Jeff Latch who is leaving the broadcaster. He resigned in March after 23 years at TVNZ. Slater is a rights and distribution specialist having been at IMG in Europe and Australasia. She joined Kiwi pubcaster TVNZ in 2013 […]

TVNZ content boss resigns

Jeff Latch has resigned as content director at TVNZ. He had been at the Kiwi pubcaster for 23 years and will leave in July. Latch has been content director for ten of those years and TVNZ confirmed his resignation in a statement yesterday. The broadcaster, which commands a 45% viewing share, noted Latch had concluded […]