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MTV International launches events division

MTV Networks International announces the launch of MTV Impact, an 'events and experiences' division. The division will be operated by the company's Emerging Markets group which reaches throughout Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India, and will serve the regions by planning and executing on-the-ground events. Neil Sharma has been appointed senior director of MTV Impact and is based in London. The new division has signed its first deal in Poland to launch and outdoor festival. For more information see the release.
April 16, 2009

MTV Networks International announces the launch of MTV Impact, an ‘events and experiences’ division. The division will be operated by the company’s Emerging Markets group which reaches throughout Russia, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India, and will serve the regions by planning and executing on-the-ground events. Neil Sharma has been appointed senior director of MTV Impact and is based in London. The new division has signed its first deal in Poland to launch and outdoor festival. For more information see the release.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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