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Endemol brings on former Disney marketing SVP

Endemol has named Steve Copestake, former SVP of international marketing at Disney-ABC-ESPN Television, as its global head of marketing.
March 17, 2010

Endemol has named Steve Copestake, former SVP of international marketing at Disney-ABC-ESPN Television, as its global head of marketing. During Copestake’s seven-year run at Disney, he led the marketing and research operation for the company’s TV distribution business, representing such smash TV properties as Lost, Desperate Housewives and Grey’s Anatomy, and also worked on the international roll-out of the Disney Channel’s live action franchises. At Endemol, he will be tasked with managing all of the company’s marketing activities, focusing on global entertainment formats and also working closely with Endemol Worldwide Distribution on finished programming. He starts the job on March 29.

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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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