AMC poaches Dickie, rejigs international

Kevin Dickie is joining the international arm of AMC, and two other execs have been given new responsibilities in a rejig at the channel operator. Dickie (left) joins AMC Networks International this month and will take the newly-created role of senior VP, channels group, UK, Middle East and Africa, and Poland. In the UK the […]

Scripps expands distribution operation

Scripps Networks Interactive has hired Gerbrig Blanksma from Off the Fence and upped Elise Ching within its programme sales division. Blanksma will cover sales across the EMEA region and Ching (left) will be responsible for Asia. Scripps took sales in-house in 2014 – they had been with Passion – with distribution run by Hud Woodle, […]

ProSieben, Scripps agree huge lifestyle deal

ProSiebenSat.1 and Scripps Networks Interactive have agreed a 1,200-hour programming deal that will see a raft of SNI shows go out on the German broadcaster’s channels. The deal covers factual, factual entertainment and lifestyle programming from SNI, which will air on branded blocks on the Sixx, ProSieben Maxx and Kabel Eins Doku nets in Germany. […]

Scripps names Asia boss

Scripps Networks Interactive has named Leena Singarajah as its Asia chief. She joined channels operator SNI in 2014 as head of distribution and ad sales, Asia Pacific, and becomes Singapore-based managing director for the company in the region. Singarajah fills the role vacated by Derek Chang, who was upped to head of international lifestyle channels at […]

Scripps ups Asia boss to head int’l lifestyle

Derek Chang has been upped at Scripps Networks Interactive and will take the newly created role of head of international lifestyle channels. He will oversee the company’s international operations with EMEA and Latin American chiefs Phillip Luff and Eduardo Hauser reporting to him. Chang is currently the managing director of SNI’s business in Asia Pacific, […]